|Kicking off: Cẩm Phả Stadium in northern Quảng Ninh Province will be upgraded to 20,000 seat capacity. — Photo baoquangninh.com.vn|Viet Nam News
QUẢNG NINH — Quảng Ninh’s People’s Committee has approved the spending of VNĐ180 billion (US$7,857 million) on upgrading the grand stand and re-decorating function rooms of Cẩm Phả stadium in order to host big international football events, said Đỗ Khánh Tùng, deputy director of the provincial culture and sports department on May 22.
The stadium will host a game of the V-League at the beginning of June. Cẩm Phả stadium will upgrade grandstand A and B, followed by the addition of 7,000 seats.
At present, the capacity of the stadium is 13,000, which is expected to increase to 20,000 by December.
The department also cooperated with the provincial football joint stock company to host Thanh Niên Newspaper International U21 football games from December 8 to 18, and the national futsal champs at the end of November at Cẩm Phả stadium. — VNS