- Kick off 29th Veteran football tournament 201313:43 | 02/12/2013
In the morning of November 30th, the opening ceremony of 29th Veteran football tournament 2013 was taken place at Tao Dan Pitch.dist.1, HCMC. There are more than 500 footballers within 21 teams this year. The tournament will last from November 30th to December 22nd at Tao Dan pitch ( dist.1), Cay Sop pitch ( Dist.12), Le Minh Xuan ( Binh Chanh Dist.) and the final game will be taken place at Thong Nhat stadium.
21 teams will be divided into 2 smaller contents: 7 teams play for 40-47 and 14 remained ones play for 48+. For aim to tighten friendship among attendants, organizers decide to hold a game 80 minutes in total and 40 for a half. All will compete in round to select 2 best of each group for the quarter finals, semi finals then final game.
The champions will won Cup, flags and 7 million VND, two runner-up will respectively won flags; 5 million VND and 3 million VND. The team has best playing style will receive 2 million VND. The others will receive 1 million VND.
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.