Lê Đăng Xu (right), chairman of the Việt Nam Badminton Federation, and Kunii Masuo, mayor of Kudamatsu city in Japan, signing an agreement for training Vietnamese athletes for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. — Photo tdtt.gov.vn
HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam Badminton Federation has signed a agreement with city of Kudamatsu in Japan and ACT Saikyo Badminton Centre in that city to train its players for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
“This will strengthen the good relations between Việt Nam and Japan in the sports field … and in general,” Lê Đăng Xu, chairman of the federation, said.
He believed that Vietnamese badminton could advance a great deal with the support of Kudamatsu city and the centre.
Also present at the signing ceremony were representatives of the National Sports Administration and VBF; Kunii Masuo, the mayor of Kudamatsu; Nakamura Takayuki, the president of the Kudamatsu city council; and Japan’s ambassador to Việt Nam, Kunio Umeda. — VNS