- The international under-19 football tournament- Nutifood Cup: The winner receives 100.000 USD12:21 | 27/12/2013
In the afternoon of December 25th, the press conference of international under-19 football tournament- Nutifood Cup with 4 teams has taken place in Ho Chi Minh City. Besides, host U-19 Vietnam there are three more international teams: U-19 Tottenham ( Uk), U-19 Japan and U-19 AS Roma ( Italia). The winner will receive 100.000 USD.
The international under-19 football tournament will happen from January 6th to 10th at Thong Nhat stadium ( Ho Chi Minh City). U-19 Vietnam has gathered with familiar members who played in East Asia zone at U-19 championship qualifying. Among them, 16 players from HAGL Arsenal JMG played important roles. Mr Duong Minh Ninh will be pointed to assistant to Coach Guillaume Graechen. At the present, U-19 Vietnam still stay at Ham Rong center in Pleiku City, Gia Lai. On December 27th, Coach Guillaume Graechen will come Ho Chi Minh City.
U-19 Vietnam has played impressively in both U-19 Southeast Asia Championships and U-19 AFC Cup. However U-19 Vietnam played away in both tournament. This tournament U-19 Vietnam will host and play against international teams from Uk, Italy and Japan.
The prize for winner will be 100.000 USD, the runners up will respectively receive 70.000 USD, and 50.000 USD besides that the amount for personal prize is up to 226.000 USD in total.
Portrait of famous people
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