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January, 16 2014 09:49:00

Spirit of fair play

Head coach Guillaume Graechen (right) of the U19 football teamposes for a photo with team captain Luong Xuan Truong (middle) and vice captain Nguyen Tuan Anh at the Fair Play awards hosted by Phap Luat (Law) newspaper at a ceremony held last night in HCM City.

The team has been praised by domestic fans for their fair play throughout the year, and earned themselves the top award and a cash prize of VND30 million (US$1,500) The second prize went to the "running man" Vu Xuan Tien, who ran nearly 5km after the Arsenal team bus when they visitted Viet Nam last July.

Striker Giang Tran Quach Tan of SHB Da Nang football team took the third prize.

The organisers also gave a Fair Play honorary title to Doan Nguyen Duc – chairman of the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group and the founder of the HAGL – Arsenal JMG Academy – for his contributions to the spirit of fair play in domestic football. — Photo tuoitre.vn


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