Hot off the heels of playing the role of Diamond Sponsor at SEA Games 31 in Hanoi last month, Bia Saigon, the leading brand of the corporation (SABECO), is continuing its commitment to supporting Vietnamese football events through the resumption of a seven-a-side league competition. SABECO is proud to help launch the restart of the competition SABECO’s involvement in the third season of the Seven-a-Side Vietnam Premier League – Bia Saigon Cup 2022, to be known as VPL-S3, will demonstrate the harmonious compatibility between beer and football, which always treats the taste buds with an uplifting experience full of flavour and emotion. Bennett Neo, general director of SABECO, stated at the opening ceremony and sponsor announcement for the competition last week that Bia Saigon has always been a loyal supporter of football and its fans. “As the exclusive beer sponsor of the Vietnam national football teams, Bia Saigon is proud to continue its commitment to accompanying … [Read more...] about Bia Saigon pitches in with football support
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A fight for the ball between players of the two teams (Source: vff.org.vn) New Delhi (VNA) - The national women’s football team of Vietnam lost 0-3 to the Republic of Korea (RoK) in the first match at the group stage of the 2022 Asian Football Confederation ( AFC ) Women’s Asian Cup in India on January 21. RoK team ranked 18th in the World Football Federation (FIFA) rankings, 14 places higher than Vietnam, qualified for three FIFA World Cups, and won the bronze medal at the Asian Cup in 2003. Vietnam will play Japan on January 24./. VNA … [Read more...] about Women’s team lose first game to RoK at Asian Cup
The ASEAN Para Games 2022 is a qualifier for athletes to win tickets to Paralympic Paris 2024. Some 155 Vietnamese athletes with disabilities will attend the 11th Southeast Asian Para Games (ASEAN Para Games 2022) in Indonesia next month, according to the General Department of Sports and Physical Training under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. The Vietnamese delegation will include one guiding athlete, 18 coaches, two doctors, and 13 support personnel. The rest are Vietnamese parasports athletes who will compete in eight events: track and field, swimming, weightlifting, badminton, table tennis, chess, judo, and archery. On July 23, a departure ceremony will be held to see off the Vietnamese delegation at the National Sports Training Center in Ho Chi Minh City. It is expected that on July 26 or 27, the Vietnamese delegation will join the Games. Weightlifter Le Van Cong is the golden hope of Vietnam's disabled team at the ASEAN Para Games 2022 in … [Read more...] about Some 155 Vietnamese athletes to partake in ASEAN Para Games 2022
"A key component of the Viettel FC side and a regular for the Vietnam national team, Nguyen Hoang Duc has been among the most talked-about players in the Southeast Asian country in recent years and is set to grace AFC Cup for the first time," AFC wrote. The 24-year-old has been one of the most prominent talents of Vietnam since his breakthrough in 2019, when he made his debut for the national team. Duc quickly became a key player on the team and a regular starter during World Cup qualifiers last year. "A midfielder with an eye for a goal, Hoang Duc helped Viettel secure the V. League title in 2020 and subsequently appeared in their maiden AFC Champions League campaign a year later, where he scored their first-ever goal in the competition, in what proved their first-ever win," AFC added. (From L) Boris Kopitovic, Keo Sokpheng, Nguyen Hoang Duc, Ronald Ngah and Ilija Spasojevic, five notable ASEAN players in AFC Cup according to AFC. Photo by AFC On AFC's list, there … [Read more...] about Vietnamese star midfielder among ones to watch in AFC Cup
"It’s both a gamble and a nice move by Pau FC. The club have indeed chosen Nguyen Quang Hai for his potential and also for what he represents in Southeast Asia. With nearly 800,000 followers on Instagram and over 2.5 million likes on Facebook, the midfielder can attract not just the fans but also media and various sponsors," L’Equipe wrote. The famed newspaper called Hai the "Vietnamese Messi" and stated his presence would benefit Ligue 2. "For his first experience in Europe, he wanted to find a club that is capable of offering him playing time in the hope of a breakthrough and aiming even higher. He is sure to be one of the attractions of Ligue 2," it said. Hai is expected to undergo a medical in two days and sign his two-year contract with Pau FC, plus an optional year, making him the first-ever Vietnamese player to play in a pro league in France. In six seasons with his former club Hanoi FC, Hai played 126 matches, scored 35 times and won every domestic title and Vietnam … [Read more...] about Vietnam star midfielder good addition to French league: sports newspaper
Nguyễn Quang Hải’s next destination is still a mystery. Photo baogiaothong.vn Peter Cowan Who doesn’t love a good transfer saga? While it may feel like football is now a 24/7, 365 day a year sport, there are in fact lulls in the beautiful game’s calendar. Transfer intrigue can often be a great way to fill in the interminable gaps between real football matches but the saga centred around Vietnamese football at the minute is one I could do without. Nguyễn Quang Hải left Hà Nội FC back in April, ostensibly to sign for a European club, and yet as June draws to a close, he still remains unsigned. Over the past few months various outlets have reported that the pint-sized playmaker is close to signing with Austrian, Swiss and now French clubs. Hải has been linked with no less than four clubs in the latter country’s Ligue 2, with breathless reports noting that he has his visa and is only awaiting a medical checkup. Again, transfer sagas can be great … [Read more...] about The Local Game: Just what is going on with Nguyễn Quang Hải’s transfer?