HCM City Hockey Festival is back after COVID-19 pandemic

November, 10/2022 - 12:48
This year’s event is scheduled to take place this weekend at the University of Sports HCM City with 29 domestic and international teams.

 

29 domestic and international teams will take part in the HCM City Hockey Festival at the weekend. — Photo courtesy of James Chew

HCM CITY — The HCM City Hockey Festival is back after a two year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This year’s event is scheduled to take place this weekend at the University of Sports HCM City with 29 domestic and international teams.

James Chew, CEO of HCM City Hockey Federation told Việt Nam News“After two years’ postponement due to the pandemic, it is fantastic to have the hockey festival starting up again this year.

"I am glad the level of interest from foreign hockey teams in the festival is still high. It shows that international teams perceive Việt Nam as a good venue for hosting sporting events.

“This year there are a total of 29 hockey teams and I am confident that it will be a successful and enjoyable tournament for all the participants.”

The tournament is expected to bring the audience many eye-catching matches, with dramatic and exciting competitive plays.

The event’s purpose is to maintain and develop the movement of regularly doing exercises and keep the tradition of solidarity required in learning and improving the collective spirit through sports.

The event is co-hosted by the HCM City Hockey Federation and University of Sports HCM City. — VNS

 

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