Updated  
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

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist Singaporeans unite to help scammed Vietnamese tourist

The assistance that Singaporeans gave a Vietnamese tourist who was scammed when he bought an iPhone 6 in Singapore has earned much attention and applause from Vietnamese newspapers and netizens.

Old apartments remain in state of disrepair Old apartments remain in state of disrepair

There are more than 1,500 old apartment buildings at risk of collapse across Viet Nam, but in the last decade, only five per cent were rebuilt.

Province backs cable car to cave 1    Province backs cable car to cave

Authorities in central Quang Binh Province have given the go ahead for a highly controversial cable car system connecting various sites in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park to the world's biggest cave, Son Doong.

Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films Edward Scissorhands among free outdoor films

Saigon Outcast will hold two free Thursday outdoor film screenings this month.

Tax not the solution to online gaming issue 1    Tax not the solution to online gaming issue

A 10 per cent tax on the online gaming industry recently proposed by the Ministry of Finance aims to address the connection between the increase in gaming addiction and game-related crimes among youngsters by charging them more to fuel their addiction.