Vietnam football team, coach appointed ambassadors for anti-plastic waste campaign

Update: 16:31 | 13/06/2019

The Vietnamese national men’s football team and its coach will be ambassadors for a campaign to limit single-use plastic products.

"We have received the offer to work as ambassadors from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. With this position, we call each and every one of you to join hands to fight against plastic waste for a green, clean and beautiful environment in Vietnam," head coach of the team, South Korean Park Hang Seo, said in a video recorded by national television VTV.

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Members of the Vietnamese national men’s football team pose at the King's Cup final against Curacao in Thailand on June 6.

The offer was made when the team was in Thailand for the final of King’s Cup, a friendly tournament joined by four teams - Thailand, Curacao, India and Vietnam. Vietnam lost the cup to Curacao 4-5 in a penalty shootout after the match ended 1-1 during play tim.

"Plastic waste will become a resource if we know how to recycle."

"Sort out solid waste from your own households."

"Let’s limit the use of single-use plastic products as much as we can."

"Stop using plastic straws."

"Let’s join hands to fight plastic waste for a green environment," are some of the messages players convey to the public in the video.

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Source: VnExpress

 
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