High hopes for Vietnamese football at 30th SEA Games

Update: 09:25 | 13/02/2019

Vietnam’s national men’s and women’s football teams are expected to bring home gold medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 30), which will take place in the Philippines later this year, said Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien.

The minister made the request on February 12 while visiting athletes and coaches at the Hanoi National Sports Training Centre as they returned for training after the traditional Tet (Lunar New Year) festival.

High hopes, Vietnamese football, 30th SEA Games, men and women football teams, gold medals,  sports sector, high achievements, qualifying rounds, 2020 Olympics

Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien speaks with athletes and coaches at the Hanoi National Sports Training Centre.

Lauding the athletes’ efforts, he voiced his hope that they would go on to achieve even more outstanding results in 2019. In particular, the sports sector has been asked to give priority to improving results towards high achievements at the SEA Games 30 and qualifying rounds for the 2020 Olympics.

Director of the training centre Nguyen Manh Hung affirmed that national teams of various sports have been busy preparing for this year’s major events, aiming to deliver some of the best performances in Southeast Asia.


Outstanding efforts by athletes with disabilities lauded
Despite their physical challenges, Vietnamese athletes with disabilities have striven with outstanding efforts and gained remarkable results at regional and international arenas over the years, bringing glory to the nation.
Victory Cup gala honours best athletes, coaches in 2018
Long jumper Bui Thi Thu Thao scored a double triumph at the Victory Cup gala for the best players and coaches of 2018 in Hanoi on February 1, winning the awards for Female Athlete of the Year and Most Favourite Athlete of the Year.
ASIAD gold medalist named most outstanding athlete in 2018
Track and field athlete Bui Thi Thu Thao, who won a gold medal for Vietnam at the 2018 Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) in Indonesia in August, has overcome other rivals to become the most outstanding athlete of Vietnam in 2018.
Bac Giang’s athlete breaks third record at national sports festival
(BGO) – After grasping 2 golds at women’s 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter race, Bac Giang born athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh completed all competition events at the National Sports Festival 2018 in the morning of December 1 with her forte of 3,000 - meter steeplechase.  
Track and field athlete Nguyen Thi Oanh wins gold and sets record at 2018 National Sports Festival
(BGO) – The athletes of the Bac Giang sports team took a great effort for a successful competition day at the ongoing National Sports Festival on November 28, especially Nguyen Thi Oanh in track and field event. 

Source: VNA

Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: