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Hồ Chí Minh City to build two youth football training grounds

Update: April, 16/2019 - 08:27


Chairman of HCM City Football Confederation Trần Anh Tú (right) receives gifts from a representative of Lyon. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — The Hồ Chí Minh City Football Federation began construction of two youth football training centres on Sunday.

A groundbreaking ceremony was attended by leaders of the city’s department of Culture, Sports and Tourism, department of Education and Training, the city’s football federation, representatives of the French club Lyon and young players of the HCM City – Lyon football academy

Speaking at the ceremony, head of the federation Trần Đình Huấn said the grounds will bring an opportunity to young players being trained at the academy.

“This (the two grounds) is the combination of Lyon and the federation, with investment from the city’s People Committee,” he said.  

The total cost for the two grounds is $7 billion ($301,623) and construction is expected to last three months. — VNS  

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