- End of Football tournament for underprivileged children- The 2013 Hoa Sen Tole Cup: Gia Lai defended their lead at the top17:57 | 30/05/2013
After a nearly one competition week, Football tournament for underprivileged children was taken place excitingly and successfully. In the morning of 30th May this 14th Hoa Sen Tole Cup was ended after Gia Lai had still crowned the champion at Military zone 7 gymnasium.
Besides organizers, Major General Nguyen Chi Thanh- director of the Ho Chi Minh City Police Department, Mr. Le Phuoc Vu -Chairman Hoa Sen Group, Mr Pham Van Tuan- Deputy Head of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training, Le Hung Dung- VFF vice chairman, Vo Quoc Thang- chairman of the Vietnam Professional Football (VPF), many delegates, sponsors, more than 2000 football fans and children from SOS villages, charity centers, reformatories and HCMC secondary school students have visited to gymnasium to watch the final game.
Receiving much supporting from home audiences, the hosts HCMC entered the game fairly smoothly when they had many attacks and close range shoot, however no goal was scored. In consequently Gia Lai players who had much experiences and better skills and spirits showed their present champion’s strength. Players from mountain city had play an excellent game that caused Ho Chi Minh shrunk backward their area facing with consecutive fierce attack. In 7th minute, H’Mu (13) inspiringly broke-through passing two HCM’s defenders to thunder to the back of the net.H’Mu ‘s goal took Gia Lai into 1-0 lead. 8 minutes after kicking off the 2nd half, H’Mu received ball from his teammate then he gave out a diagonal shot defeating HCM’s goal keeper and raised the score to 2-0. This was also the final result of the game because in 10 minutes left, Coach Nguyen Bao Trung and players couldn’t effort for any goal. With 2 goals in the finals and helping the host remain their champion title, H’Mu won the plex lagoon king title (7 goals in total).
In the game for third position, Ca Mau passed 5th reformatory by winning 5-4 after the 6 meters penalty decision because of 1-1 draw in official haves. Thus, after one exciting competition week, the football tournament for underprivileged children has ended with Gia Lai’s champion title, the runner up HCM, and Ca Mau’s third position. H’Mu won the plex lagoon king title ( 7 goals), the best goalkeeper Phan Phi Long ( Ca Mau) , the best player Nguyen Thanh Luan ( 7- HCM).
On this occasion, Hoa Sen group also decided to present 10 excellent players rewards as a full-fee foreign competition trip to Thailand in the middle of July, 2013.
The list of 10 best players and 1 coach:
- Nguyen Thanh Luan ( 7- HCM)
- Nguyen Lam Hoang Vy ( 6- HCM)
- Pham Thai Thuong ( 11- 5th reformatory)
- Le Huu Viet ( 14- goalkeeper of 5th reformatory)
- Chau Thanh Ly ( 9- Ca Mau)
- Le Minh Thong (11- Ca Mau)
- Nguyen Chu Nguyen ( 9- Ha Noi)
- H’Mu ( 13- Gia Lai)
- Vo ( 11- Gia Lai)
- Binh ( 9- Gia Lai)
Coach Le Van Bieu ( Gia Lai)
Some images from the final game:
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