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Struggling giants Hà Nội FC hope COVID-19 break gives them a lift

Struggling giants Hà Nội FC hope COVID-19 break gives them a lift

The enforced rest due to the COVID-19 pandemic may have been a boon for the country's two best-supported teams Hà Nội FC and Hoàng Anh Gia Lai ahead of the mid-March restart.

Two Vietnamese footballers to be loaned to Japanese side

02/27/2021 08:49

The loan deals were agreed under a strategic partnership agreement signed between Sài Gòn FC and Ryukyu.

Finally ironing out their issues

02/26/2021 08:49

Aside from a couple of dodgy movies in the 1990s glamourising football hooliganism that I wasn’t keen on, (who can forget Frodo from Lord of the Rings portraying a soccer yob) I do actually like watching West Ham play.

Long jumper Trọng aims to complete eight-metre promise

02/26/2021 08:48

If the long jumper can add a small distance to his personal best, he will become the first Vietnamese athlete to jump 8m and prove he belongs on the world stage.

Striker Anh Đức comes out of retirement to join Long An

02/24/2021 07:39

The 35-year-old has joined Long An as a player and a member of the coaching staff.

The Local Game: When opportunity knocks

02/22/2021 12:44

Yaya Toure and Yohan Cabaye were both linked with moves to the V.League 1 recently but neither has ended up in Viet Nam, with Toure taking a coaching role in Ukraine and Cabaye (who has Vietnamese heritage) retiring.

Winning ways in the world of futsal

02/21/2021 09:01

For the first time ever, coaching in Việt Nam made a mark on the world map with national futsal coach Phạm Minh Giang being nominated as one of the 10 best futsal coaches in the world, joining Barcelona’s Andreu Alvarez. Given he ended 2020 with his club, Thái Sơn Nam futsal club, winning a treble - the Futsal HDBank National Championship, the National Futsal Cup, and the Ho Chi Minh City Open Futsal Tournament - few could disagree with the nomination. Việt Nam News had a quick chat with Giang about his inspirational journey.

Coach Park and national team aim for World Cup glory

02/20/2021 07:10

Park Hang-seo completed his 14-day quarantine on Thursday after returning to Việt Nam from a holiday in his native South Korea, and is itching to get back to work with the national team.

World Cup qualifiers moved to June, to be played in one venue

02/19/2021 15:05

Việt Nam and the rest of Group G will play their final matches of the 2022 World Cup’s second qualification round in one destination in June.

Never let the truth get in the way of gossip

02/19/2021 09:00

Always remember, rumours are carried by haters, spread by fools, and accepted by idiots.