- HCMC Football achievements in 201217:46 | 10/05/2013
Achievements that football squads from Ho Chi Minh City reached in 2012.
♦ V – League: Saigon Xuan Thanh ranked third-place, Navibank Saigon ranked seventh-place and has been transferred to another owner.
♦ Division I: HCMC Football club relegated to Division II.
♦ Division II: Saigon Youth and HCMC Youth competed in Division II.
♦ U21 squad: Navibank Saigon competed in the qualifying round of The Youth Newspaper U21 Tournament.
♦ U19 squad: Men Navibank Saigon competed in the final round of National U19 tournament Kova Cup. HCMC Women Football team ranked third-place at the National U19 tournament in Ha Nam.
♦ U17 squad: HCMC U17 squad competed in group B qualifying round in Gia Lai.
♦ U15 squad: PVF team became the champions of the National U15 final round Hyundai Vinashin Cup 2012 in HCMC.
♦ U13 squad: U13 VPF won the National Youth tournament Yamaha Cup in Ninh Thuan and represented for Vietnam to attend Jubilo Cup 2012 in Japan on 20/8/2012.
♦ U11 squad: HCMC was eliminated from the quarter final round of the National children tournament Yamaha Cup 2012 in Vinh Phuc.
♦ National Phu Dong sports Festival in Can Tho, some squads entered the final round:
– Men elementary school team ranked second-place.
– Women high school team ranked second-place.
– Men secondary school team ranked third-place.
Portrait of famous people
- Le Huynh Duc is former captain of Vietnamese national Football team. He is currently coaching SHB Ðà Nẵng.
- Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is to retire at the end of the season.
- Striker Le Cong Vinh is playing for SLNA
- Lionel Messi became the best scorer in a year with 91 goals in 2012.