Women's Volleyball Thailand League

The Women's Volleyball Thailand League (Thai: วอลเลย์บอลหญิงไทยแลนด์ลีก) is the top-level professional women's volleyball league in Thailand. Contested by eight clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with the Volleyball Pro Challenge League. Seasons run from October to March, with teams playing 14 games each. Most games are played on Saturdays and Sundays, with a few games played on weekdays.

Women's Thailand League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2019-20 Women's Volleyball Thailand League
SportVolleyball
Founded2005
Inaugural season2005
AdministratorThai Volleyball Co., Ltd
No. of teams8
CountryThailand
ConfederationAVC
Most recent
champion(s)
Supreme Chonburi
(2nd title)
Most titlesNakhon Ratchasima
(3th titles)
TV partner(s)True4U
True Sport
beIN Sports 5
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toPro Challenge
Domestic cup(s)Super League
International cup(s)AVC Championship
Asean Grand Prix
Official websitethaivolleyball.co.th

It is organized by the Thailand Volleyball Association (TVA). The league champion qualifies for the Asian Club Championship.

The league is recognized by the TVA, the FIVB, and the AVC. The league maintains strong ties with international volleyball governing bodies, adhering to the rules and regulations set by the FIVB and the AVC. The Women's Volleyball Thailand League is an FIVB-accredited club league, and its teams and players are registered with the FIVB. It is sponsored by Charoen Pokphand and therefore officially known as the CP Women's Volleyball Thailand League. In the Thailand League, the games are played during Saturdays and Sunday.

Thailand League clubsEdit

Locations of the Thailand League 2017–18 teams


There are 8 clubs in the league, with two promoted teams from Pro Challenge replacing the two teams that were relegated from Thailand League following the 2016–17 season.

Members (2018–2019)Edit

Club Location 2018–19 season
Queen Air Force Pathum Thani TL Third place
King-Bangkok Bangkok TL Sixth place
Generali Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech Chonburi TL Winners
3BB Nakornnont Nonthaburi TL Fourth place
Rangsit University Bangkok PC Runners-up
Thai-Denmark Khonkaen Star Khon Kaen TL Fifth place
Nakhon Ratchasima The Mall Nakhon Ratchasima TL Runners-up
Opart 369 Bangkok PC Winners

Stadiums (2018–2019)Edit

Primary venues used in the Thailand League:

Leg 1 Leg 1
Women's Volleyball Thailand League (Thailand)
Bangkok Chonburi
Keelawes 1 Gymnasium Chonburi Municipal Gymnasium
Capacity: 6,600 Capacity: 4,000
 
Leg 1 Leg 1
Khon Kaen Nakhon Ratchasima
Khonkaen International Convention and Exhibition Center Liptapanlop Hall
Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 2,000
 

League table (2018–2019)Edit

Pos Team Pld W L Pts SW SL SR SPW SPL SPR Qualification
1 Nakhon Ratchasima The Mall 8 8 0 24 24 2 12.000 654 487 1.343 Qualification to Finals series and Super League
Possible qualification to Asian Club Championship
2 Generali Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech 8 6 2 18 20 8 2.500 665 551 1.207
3 3BB Nakornnont 8 6 2 16 19 11 1.727 695 576 1.207
4 Thai–Denmark Khonkaen Star 7 4 3 13 14 9 1.556 517 479 1.079
5 Quint Air Force 8 4 4 12 14 14 1.000 642 599 1.072 Qualification to Super League
6 King-Bangkok 8 2 6 6 9 19 0.474 532 705 0.755
7 Opart 369 7 1 6 3 5 18 0.278 483 576 0.839 Relegation to Pro Challenge
8 Rangsit University 8 0 8 0 1 24 0.042 411 616 0.667

Results summaryEdit

Season   Champions   Runners-up   Third place
2019–20
2018–19 Nakhon Ratchasima The Mall Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech 3BB Nakornnont
2017–18 Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech Nakhon Ratchasima The Mall Bangkok Glass
2016–17 Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech Bangkok Glass Nakhon Ratchasima The Mall
2015–16 Bangkok Glass Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech Nakhon Ratchasima
2014–15 Bangkok Glass Ayutthaya A.T.C.C Idea Khonkaen
2013–14 Nakhon Ratchasima Sisaket Ayutthaya A.T.C.C
2012–13 Idea Khonkaen Nakornnonthaburi Nakhon Ratchasima
2011–12 Nakornnonthaburi Supreme Nakhonsi Kathu Phuket
2010–11 Kathu Phuket Ayutthaya A.T.C.C Nakhon Ratchasima
2009–10 Krungkao Mektec Khonkaen Nakhon Ratchasima
2008–09 Bangkok Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Nonthaburi
2007–08 Khonkaen Nonthaburi Nakhon Ratchasima
2006–07 Nakhon Ratchasima N/A N/A
2005–06 Nakhon Ratchasima Kathu Phuket Khonkaen

ChampionsEdit

Club   Champions   Runners-up   Third place Champion seasons
Nakhon Ratchasima 4 1 6 2005–06, 2006–07, 2013–14, 2018-2019
Supreme Chonburi 2 3 N/A 2016–17,2017–2018
Khonkaen 1 2 2007–08, 2012–13
Bangkok Glass 1 1 2014–15, 2015–16
Ayutthaya 1 2 1 2009–10
Nakornnonthaburi 2 1 2011–12
Kathu Phuket 1 1 2010–11
Bangkok N/A N/A 2008–09
3BB Nakornnont 0 2 1

AwardsEdit

Prize moneyEdit

  • Champion: TBA

Most valuable playerEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Onuma Sittirak Nakhon Ratchasima
2017–18   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2016–17   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16   Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2014–15   Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2013–14   Hattaya Bamrungsuk Nakhon Ratchasima
2012–13   Tapaphaipun Chaisri Idea Khonkaen

Most Valuable Foreign PlayerEdit

Season Player Club
2017–18   Sareea Freeman Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2016–17   Fatou Diouck Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16 Not Awarded
2014–15 Not Awarded
2013–14 Not Awarded
2012–13 Not Awarded

Best Opposite SpikerEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Malika Kanthong Nakhon Ratchasima
2017–18   Malika Kanthong Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2016–17   Fatou Diouck Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16 Not Awarded
2014–15   Em-orn Phanusit Idea Khonkaen
2013–14   Maliwan Prabnarong Udonthani
2012–13 Not Awarded

Best Outside SpikersEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Kuttika Kaewpin 3BB Nakornnont
  Wilavan Apinyapong Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2017–18   Chatchu-on Moksri Nakhon Ratchasima
  Onuma Sittirak Nakhon Ratchasima
2016–17   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
  Wilavan Apinyapong Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16 Not Awarded
2014–15   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
  Wilavan Apinyapong Nakhon Ratchasima
2013–14   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2012–13 Not Awarded

Best SpikerEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Kuttika Kaewpin 3BB Nakornnont
2017–18   Elisângela Oliveira Khonkaen Star
2016–17   Fatou Diouck Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16   Chloe Mann 3BB Nakornnont
2012–13   Em-orn Phanusit Idea Khonkaen

Best Middle BlockersEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Pleumjit Thinkaow Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
  Trần Thị Bích Thủy Quint Air Force
2017–18   Watchareeya Nualjam Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
  Hattaya Bamrungsuk Nakhon Ratchasima
2016–17   Thatdao Nuekjang Khonkaen Star
  Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2015–16   Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2014–15   Rattanaporn Sanuanram Bangkok
  Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2013–14   Nguyễn Thị Ngọc Hoa Bangkok Glass
2012–13   Hattaya Bamrungsuk Nakhon Ratchasima

Best SetterEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Kullapa Piampongsan Thai-Denmark Khonkaen Star
2017–18   Soraya Phomla Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2016–17   Soraya Phomla Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16   Soraya Phomla Idea Khonkaen
2014–15   Tichaya Boonlert 3BB Nakornnont
2013–14   Soraya Phomla Ayutthaya A.T.C.C
2012–13   Soraya Phomla Ayutthaya A.T.C.C

Best LiberoEdit

Season Player Club
2018–19   Tapaphaipun Chaisri Thai-Denmark Khonkaen Star
2017–18   Tapaphaipun Chaisri Khonkaen Star
2016–17   Supattra Pairoj Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16   Yupa Sanitklang Nakhon Ratchasima
2014–15   Wanna Buakaew Idea Khonkaen
2013–14   Tikamporn Changkeaw Sisaket
2012–13   Tikamporn Changkeaw Idea Khonkaen

Former awardsEdit

Best ScorerEdit

Season Player Club
2017–18   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2016–17   Fatou Diouck Supreme Chonburi-E.Tech
2015–16   Wanitchaya Luangtonglang Nakhon Ratchasima
2012–13   Kannika Thipachot Ayutthaya A.T.C.C

Best ServerEdit

Season Player Club
2017–18   Pleumjit Thinkaow Bangkok Glass
2015–16   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Chonburi-Etech
2015–16   Ashley Frazier Supreme Chonburi-Etech
2012–13   Ajcharaporn Kongyot Supreme Nakhonsi

Best DiggerEdit

Season Player Club
2017–18   Supattra Pairoj Supreme Chonburi E-Tech
  Tapaphaipun Chaisri Khonkaen Star
2016–17   Supattra Pairoj Supreme Chonburi E-Tech
  Tikamporn Changkeaw Bangkok Glass
2015–16   Piyanut Pannoy Supreme Chonburi E-Tech
  Tikamporn Changkeaw Bangkok Glass
2013–14 Not Awarded
2012–13   Yupa Sanitklang Ayutthaya A.T.C.C
  Tikamporn Changkeaw Idea Khonkaen

Thailand League clubs in Asian ChampionshipEdit

Season Club Place Awards
2019 Supreme Chonburi 2nd
2018 Supreme Chonburi 1st
2017 Supreme Chonburi 1st
2016 Bangkok Glass 3rd
2015 Bangkok Glass 1st
2014 Nakhon Ratchasima 5th N/A
2013 Idea Khonkaen 7th N/A

Thailand League clubs in World ChampionshipEdit

Season Club Place Awards
2019 Supreme Chonburi Qualified
2018 Supreme Chonburi 8th N/A
2017 Did not qualified
2016 Bangkok Glass 7th N/A
2015 Did not qualified
2014 Did not qualified
2013 Did not qualified

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit