|Trần Hưng Đạo Secondary School students celebrate with their trophy of the Yamaha Cup on Sunday. — Photo of the organisers|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Trần Hưng Đạo Secondary School defeated Eatu Secondary School 2-0 to claim the Yamaha Cup prize at the second football festival for U-13 students, in Đắk Lắk Province on Sunday.
Trần Hưng Đạo from Hải Dương entered the final after four wins from the group round and the knock-out stage. They dominated the game against the host team and scored two goals through striker Quốc Việt.
Nguyễn Thị Định from HCM City and Nguyễn Lương Bằng of Đà Nẵng shared third place. Former champions Ngọc Lâm from Hà Nội won the fair-play award.
Trần Hưng Đạo’s Phạm Đức Sơn was voted best player, Nguyễn Văn Trường (Eatu) and Quốc Vinh (Nguyễn Thị Định) were best scorers with seven goals, and Yjo Ni Bya (Eatu) was best goalkeeper.
The organisers will select a team of 16 members to tour Japan in a week where they will take part in friendly matches against local teams in August.
The festival, co-organised by Thiếu Niên Tiền Phong (Youth Pioneers) newspaper and Thể Thao 24h Joinstock Company, is part of a Yamaha programme titled “For the Future of Việt Nam Football”. — VNS