|Battle for the ball: Becamex Binh Duong and Ha Noi T&T will compete for the Super Cup on January 30. — File Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — Becamex Binh Duong and Ha Noi T&T will be their full strength teams in the coming national Super Cup on January 30.
Thanh Hoa Province stadium will host this 17th Super Cup match, which is also the curtain raiser for the national football season.
Becamex Binh Duong qualified for the showpiece as V.League champions while Ha Noi T&T qualify as the runner-up of the National Cup, which Becamex Binh Duong won.
Ha Noi T&T president Nguyen Quoc Hoi said at yesterday's press briefing that his team will train hard for the game and were confident of a win over the defending champion.
Ha Noi T&T coach Phan Thanh Hung said that it would be a chance to revenge their 4-2 defeat to Becamex Binh Duong in the final of the National Cup last September.
Deputy head coach of Becamex Binh Duong Nguyen Quoc Hung said all of their best players would be available for selection.
"The Super Cup is the opening match of the season and we really want to win to encourange the whole team," said Hung.
The winner of the game will receive VND250 million (US$11,000), 25 per cent higher than last year. The loser will pocket VND150 million ($6,600).
The organisers will also deliver bonuses to the first goal scorer and the man of the match.
The match is scheduled to be aired live on VTV6 channel from 4pm. — VNS