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May, 08 2012 11:32:19

Beach football tournament prepares kick off

HA NOI – The National Beach Football Championship will take place on May 19-27 in Nha Trang City, coastal province of Khanh Hoa.

It will draw the participation of eight teams, including Pymepharco Phu Yen, Binh Thuan, Vietcombank Quang Nam and Thuan An Hue.

These squads, divided into groups A and B, will compete in a round-robin format. Each match will last 36 minutes. Two teams will take part in 9m penalties to determine a winner if the score is tied after full time.

The winner will be given a cup and VND30 million (nearly US$1,500) while the runner-up receives VND20 million ($960) and the two third teams VND10 million ($480) each. – VNS

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