Football fans flock to China to support U23 Vietnam

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Many travel agents in the country have received a large number of tour bookings for traveling to China after the victory of Vietnamese under-23 football team in the semi-final match against Qatar in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship.

Many travel agents in VN have received a large number of tour bookings to China to support the Vietnam national U23 football team. (Photo: Sggp)

Many travel agents in VN have received a large number of tour bookings to China to support the Vietnam national U23 football team. (Photo: Sggp)

Tickets of tours to China to support the Vietnam U23 team have been almost sold out. Vietnamese football fans are seeking tours flying to Changzhou in the next several days to watch the final match between Vietnam and Uzbekistan at 3pm local time on Saturday.
Saigontourist, the country's leading travel company will offer tour charter at the lowest price of VND12,900,000 million (US$560) per person. The 3-day trip, Hanoi/Ha Long/ HCM City - Nanning-Shanghai-Changzhou will depart on January 25,26, 27.
The tour operator announced that it would offer players of Vietnam's U23 football team a free tour to South Korea if they win the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship.
Ben Thanh Tourist has also offered a tour charter from Vietnam to Nanning and Changzhou costing VND23,990,000 (US$1,043)/ visitor, including ticket for the final match.
Meanwhile TST Tourist has cooperated with airlines to open direct tours to Changzhou to encourage the national men's football team at a price of VN D18,880,000 per traveller.
Nearly 5,000 visitors have booked tour to China on January 23-24, according to Vietrantour.
Hanoi Redtours and Vietravel are offering similar tours, carrying hundreds of passengers to China.
Bao chuyến bay mở tour đi xem trận chung kết U.23 châu Á
             Football fans flood the streets to celebrate Vietnam U23s victory.

By THI HONG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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