Coach Park Hang-seo to lead Vietnamese stars in charity football match

July 09, 2024 - 16:45
After the celebrity football match there will be an auction of special items, such as coach Park Hang-seo's shirt, Tiến Linh's shirt and footballs signed by players to raise money for charity.
The upcoming charity match will have the participation of coach Park Hang-seo alongside many national players and famous artists. — Photo

BÌNH DƯƠNG — Former head coach of the Vietnamese national team, Park Hang-seo, will lead his former players from the Vietnamese national senior team in a friendly match to raise funds for charity in Bình Dương Province on July 12.

The match, initiated by striker Tiến Linh, will see the participation of 60 players and artists, including veteran players of the national team. The players will be divided into two teams, coached by former South Korean manager Park and veteran journalist Lý Chánh.

The football friendly, themed 'Spread Love' will feature current star players such as Tiến Linh, Quế Ngọc Hải, Quang Hải, Hoàng Đức, Tuấn Anh, Đoàn Văn Hậu, Bùi Tiến Dũng, Hồ Tấn Tài and Đặng Văn Lâm.

Among the veteran players will be strikers Lê Huỳnh Đức, Việt Thắng, Anh Đức and Bùi Tấn Trường. Famous Vietnamese artists, including Huy Khánh, Tuấn Hưng, Hoàng Bách, Quách Ngọc Tuyên and Hồ Việt Trung will also be there.

Tiến Linh, who was recently honoured as the 'Volunteer Ambassador 2024' in Bình Dương Province, expressed his joy in organising the event, which aims to promote volunteer activities and spread positive values to the community and youth.

"The upcoming football match has a special meaning, not only bringing joy to the players but also spreading the love of sports to the community and disadvantaged people," Linh said.

After the match, the organising board will auction special items, such as coach Park Hang-seo's shirt, Tiến Linh's shirt and footballs signed by the participating players, singers, and actors, to raise funds for charity. The event is free for all spectators. VNS