Singers to congratulate best footballers of 2009

Phuong Thanh, Thu Minh and Ha Anh Tuan are among the famous singers scheduled to take part in the Golden Ball football awards, to be held May 17, at the Ho Chi Minh City Opera House.

                          Singer Ha Anh Tuan

It will be the third time that Ha Anh Tuan performs at the award ceremony. “I am so glad to take part in the Golden Ball football awards to send my best wishes to football talents of the country” he said.

Best male and female footballers of the year, Pham Thanh Luong, and Doan Thi Kim Chi, are his favorite players.

“I usually participate in programs on football. I have never abandoned my love for football” singer Phuong Thanh said. She will perform two interesting songs in the music gala.

Thu Minh, another artist repeatedly invited to take part in the annual event, also expressed a desire to share her love of football with fans and players honored at the Golden Ball awards.

Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper has organized the voting for the awards since 1995, sent 138 ballots to sport journalists, football experts, and coaches around the country.

Golden Ball 2009 honors for best male and female footballers of the year will go to Hanoi ACB Club’s halfback Pham Thanh Luong, and Doan Thi Kim Chi, a member of the Vietnamese women’s football team.

The gala night provides football fans a chance to meet this year’s top football players Le Huynh Duc, Le Cong Vinh, Luu Ngoc Mai, as well as other well-known players.

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By Nhu Hoa – Translated by Kim Khanh

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