City’s Open Women Press Futsal Championships opened for first time

Sai Gon Giai Phong (SGGP) Sport Newspaper yesterday hosted an opening ceremony of the 2015 HCMC Open Women Press Futsal Championships – Number One Cup, marking Vietnamese Women Day (20th October).
 
This is the first time this type of futsal cup has been held. Attending in the ceremony were Vice Director of Ho Chi Minh City Department of Culture and Sport Mai Ba Hung, Deputy Editor in Chief of SGGP Nguyen Thanh Loi and representative sponsors of Number One Beverage Group, Vietravel, HTC, Puma, Amway, P& G, Geru Star and ThangBe Sports.
 
Eight women teams from HCMC Television (HTV), HCMC Law Newspaper, Quang Tuyen Sport Co. Ltd, Fan Chelsea, Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Office of HCMC People’s Committee and Department of Civil Judgment Enforcement of Ho Chi Minh City competed in the event.
 
Eight teams were divided into tables A and B. Table A includes HCMC Television (HTV), HCMC Law Newspaper, Quang Tuyen Sport Co. Ltd. Table B consists of Fan Chelsea, Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper, Office of HCMC People’s Committee and Department of Civil Judgment Enforcement of Ho Chi Minh City.
 
In Table A, Quang Tuyen Sport Company and HCMC Television ranked first and second respectively.
 
In Table B, Fan Chelsea and Office of HCMC People’s Committee stood first and second respectively.
 
After two matches, HTV, Fan Chelsea and Quang Tuyen Sport Company owned three tickets to enter the semi-final round.
 
Office of HCMC People’s Committee, Saigon Giai Phong Newspaper or Department of Civil Judgment Enforcement of Ho Chi Minh City will fight for one left ticket for the semi-final round on October 20.
 
The title for football player scored most goals is expected to Do Thi Ngoc Linh from Quang Tuyen Sport Company or Vo Thi Hong Nhung from HTV.
 
The remaining matches will take place on October 20 and 24. The final round and award ceremony will be held at Ho Xuan Huong Sport Stadium in District 3 on October 25.

Organizational board poses with teams.

Deputy Editor in Chief Nguyen Thanh Loi (R) offers flower and campaign medal for sponsor Number One Beverage Group.

Vice Director of Department of Culture and Sport of Ho Chi Minh City Mai Ba Hung offers flowers to women futsal teams.

Beautiful girls from team of Office of HCMC People’s Committee.

By Minh Bao- Translated by Huyen Huong

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