National futsal event to see two recruits

Update: February, 25/2017 - 09:00
Sanest Tourist Khánh Hoà and Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng will compete in the National Futsal Championships this year. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The National Futsal Championships this year, which will kick off from March 17 to June 24, will see two recruits Sanest Tourist Khánh Hoà and Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng.

These two teams, alongside Sài Gòn FC, Hoàng Thư Đà Nẵng and Hải Phương Nam Phú Nhuận, will compete in the qualifying round in a round-robin format.

The best four teams will compete in the final round with six teams, ranked first to sixth at the national championships last year: Thái Sơn Nam, Sanna Khánh Hòa, Sanatech Khánh Hòa, Tân Hiệp Hưng, Cao Bằng and Thái Sơn Bắc.

The event’s winner will represent Việt Nam in the AFC Futsal Club Championships. The runner-up will participate in the AFF Futsal Club Championships.

As planned, the draw will be held on March 5. The qualifying round matches will be held from March 17 to March 31 at Military Zone 5 Gymnasium in Đà Nẵng, while the final round will be held in HCM City from April 8 to June 24.

For the first time, the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) will collaborate with the Việt Nam Football Federation to organise this tournament as well as the Futsal National Cup. — VNS