The Vietnamese League’s 11th round on the weekend saw the winners of the 2007 titles receive honor and score for their clubs.
Representatives of Sai Gon Giai Phong newspaper, the organizer of the annual Golden Ball Vote, presented the Golden Ball and Bronze Ball to their holders on Saturday and Sunday, a few days after the Silver Ball went to its winner Nguyen Minh Phuong.
|Sai Gon Giai Phong Deputy Editor-in-chief Tran Van Tuan (R) presents the Golden Ball to Le Cong Vinh on Sunday at Vinh Stadium. (Photo: SGGP)|
Sai Gon Giai Phong Deputy Editor-in-chief Tran Van Tuan, head of the Golden Ball Vote organizing panel, handed the Golden Ball to striker Le Cong Vinh of Song Lam Nghe An Club and the national team at Vinh Stadium before the V-League match between the club and guests Binh Dinh.
Vinh also got the VND20 million award, and another VND15 million from his club. Then the match came, and his club crushed the visiting team 6-0, including one goal from him.
At the same time Vinh took his title, Binh Duong Club midfielder Nguyen Vu Phong received the Bronze Ball at Go Dau Stadium in Binh Duong Province, and Nigerian striker Almeida of Da Nang caught the Foreign Player of the Year title in Da Nang City. Phong contributed two goals in his club’s 3-0 victory over Hoang Anh Gia Lai, while Almeida scored the only goal to help Da Nang win Southern Steel-Saigon Port 1-0.