|Players getting a chance to talk to 2016 Olympic shooting gold medallist Hoàng Xuân Vinh. -- VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HCM City – Hà Nội H.Y.S FC have won the 4th Lotteria Challenge Cup football tournament for children and a cash prize of VNĐ60 million (US$2,700).
In the final round played on Sunday in HCM City’s Phú Nhuận Football Mini Stadium, eight outstanding children’s football teams from six cities -- Hà Nội, HCM City, Đà Nẵng, Cần Thơ, Vinh and Hải Phòng – had competed for the title.
The second prize of VNĐ40 million ($1,800) and third prize of VNĐ30 million ($1,350) went to Hà Huy Tập 2 (Vinh) and Kid Star FC (HCM City).
Kid Star FC also won the Fair Play Award for their sportsmanship.
For the first time a Fair play Camp was held before the final round, with the players getting a chance to talk to the 2015 Golden Ball winner Nguyễn Anh Đức and 2016 Olympic shooting gold medallist Hoàng Xuân Vinh.
“The 4th Lotteria Challenge Cup themed ‘Let’s play fair’ was meant to [inculcate] true sportsmanship, honesty and a sense of discipline in the children,” Kim Dong Jin, Lotteria Việt Nam’s CEO, said. – VNS