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May, 13 2014 08:43:00

Norway funds community football

THUA THIEN HUE (VNS) — Over 1,700 children, including 500 underprivileged, 100 coaches, football team managers, and referees in Thua Thien-Hue, will benefit from the Football for All in Viet Nam (FFAV) project in 2014–15.

The US$50,000 project, funded by the Football Association of Norway would help build the central province as a sample of community football development in Viet Nam, Chau Hong Tinh, head of the project's communication said yesterday.

The project covers the establishment of a women's football team in the province, improving the capacity of staff of the Thua Thien-Hue football federation and organising football festivals for children.

Last June, the first FFAV football tournament was held in the city with the participation of over 3,100 children from 320 teams.

The city has constructed 12 artificial turf pitches to meet the demand of playing football among young people in the city. — VNS


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