Updated  
January, 21 2014 16:14:00

Man U brings Premier League trophy to Viet Nam

Viet Nam is among the countries the silverware will visit in the next few weeks.— Photo dailymail.co.uk

HA NOI (VNS) — The world-renowned Manchester United football club is bringing its Premier League trophy to Viet Nam next month.

This is part of their world tour to 24 countries and more than 30 cities in the three continents of Asia, Europe and Africa. The five-month United Trophy Tour will cover 67,000 miles (107,800km).

According to the club's official website manutd.com, the Barclays Premier League trophy, which the club won for the 20th time last year, will be accompanied by two legends, Gordon McQueen and Denis Irwin. Dwight Yorke is also expected to be present in Viet Nam during this time.

The silverware has already made stopovers in Doha, Qatar and in two Indian cities, Delhi and Mumbai. Today it is in Dubai in the UAE and will be flown to Riyadh in Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

In February, the trophy will visit Singapore before reaching HCM City. The other destinations will be Bangkok in Thailand, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia and Tokyo in Japan. The exact dates of the tour will be announced soon. — VNS

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

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

Highlight

Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation Mekong summit calls for greater riparian co-operation

Mekong River riparian countries have improved co-operation since the first Mekong River Commission (MRC) summit held in Thailand four years ago, a senior Vietnamese official has said.

Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain Viet Nam attempts to hold back deadly measles strain

The head of Viet Nam's General Department of Preventive Medicine, Tran Dac Phu, announced on Tuesday that the department would work to contain the outbreak of measles over the coming months.

Da Nang plans a greener future Da Nang plans a greener future

The central city of Da Nang will have a face-lift as it becomes a green city following the Prime Minister's decision on the city's adjusted master urban plan for 2030 and 2050.

Delta households face water shortage Delta households face water shortage

More than 377,000 people in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta face a fresh water shortage because of saline water intrusion in the area, according to the National Centre for Rural Clean Water Supply and Environmental Sanitation.

Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup 1    Ha Noi to host National Shooting Cup

The National Shooting Cup is scheduled to take place in the Ha Noi-based National Sports Training Centre from April 16 to 24.