The tournament consists of two rounds
with 16 matches in total.
Preliminary Round: 12
Final Round: 4 matches
Two pools (A and B)
are composed of four (4) teams each, with teams playing each other in a
Round Robin system to determine the overall ranking and classification
from 1st to 4th.
Teams ranked 3rd and 4th in each preliminary pool
(A3,A4 & B3,B4) will be eliminated and classified with a 5th place finish.
FINAL ROUND (Semifinals and Finals)
Semifinals: The team ranked 1st in Pool A after the Preliminary
will play against the team ranked 2nd in Pool B. The team ranked 1st in
Pool B after the Preliminary Round will play against the team ranked 2nd
in Pool A.
Finals: The losers of the semifinal matches will
play-off for 3rd and 4th places. The winners of the semifinal matches will
contest the final for 1st and 2nd places.