|Phong Phú Hà Nam have been awarded $8,611 by the People’s Committee of Hà Nam Province. — Photo vietnamplus.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam women’s football team Phong Phú Hà Nam have been awarded US$8,611 by the People’s Committee of Hà Nam Province after winning the Việt Nam women’s football championship – Thái Sơn Bắc Cup 2018 on October 15.
The team beat Hà Nội 3-0 in the semi-final and defending champions Hồ Chí Minh City 1-0 in the final. This is the first cup the girls have won in 19-year history of the team.
At the award ceremony, the team and training board also received a certificate of merit from the committee, and $60,262 from sponsors and local firms.
At the same time, the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched the athletes departure ceremony for the Hà Nam sports delegation to compete in the 8th national sports festival. The delegation has 48 athletes, 12 coaches competing in athletics, diving, canoeing, women’s football and wrestling.
Speaking at the ceremony, deputy head of the committee Bùi Quang Cẩm praised the women’s team for their achievement and encouraged the delegation to do their best in the upcoming festival, held at the end of November. — VNS