|The Vietnamese team celebrate winning silver medal in the double routine category of the Super Ball 2022 in the Czech Republic. — Photo vietnamplus.vn
HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese DKP Team bagged silver medal in the double routine category of the Super Ball 2022, which wrapped up in the Czech Republic over the weekend.
The Vietnamese team included freestyle footballers Nguyễn Danh Quang and Nguyễn Anh Tuấn led by coach Đỗ Kim Phúc.
Tuấn and Quang excellently won a silver medal with the absolute score of 25/25 from the judges.
The Vietnamese duo only lost to the Japanese opponents because of an auxiliary index.
At the recent freestyle football event held in Hà Nội, in the routine and battle categories, Quang won first prize and Tuấn took second.
The Super Ball is one of the world biggest tournaments in freestyle football.
This year, the event attracted the participation of nearly 400 players from 45 countries
The Super Ball 2022 marks the first time that Vietnamese freestyle football has had such a high achievement at the world's top tournament.
Over the years, this sport has developed fast with a large community of players in the country.
“We are honoured and proud to be present for the first time in the world biggest tournament for freestyle football. In the qualifying round, because of trembling and nervousness, I and my teammate were not confident and made a few mistakes. However, in the final round, we felt very comfortable so we showed our full abilities. The perfect score in the final round was great recognition,” Quang said. VNS