Nhâm Mạnh Dũng (left), Việt Nam’s hero at the SEA Games 31, marked his first match at the AFC Cup 2022 with a goal to seal the 5-1 win for Viettel. Photo zingnews.vn HCM CITY — Viettel FC started their 2022 AFC Cup campaign with a flourish, thrashing Laos’ Young Elephants at the Thống Nhất Stadium on Friday. Despite conceding early with a goal from Bounphachan Bounkong, Pedro Paulo’s hat-trick alongside goals from Nguyễn Đức Hoàng Minh and Nhâm Mạnh Dũng helped the capital side complete a great comeback, winning 5-1. Park Hang-seo’s former assistant Bae Ji-won, on his first match managing the club, started the match without captain Bùi Tiến Dũng. However, the big gap between the two teams was clear, with chance after chance for Viettel’s Geovane Magno right from the off. Just when everyone was thinking about an easy night for Bae’s men, the Young Elephants showed why they are a top team in Laos, with an opening goal to silence the whole crowd. In the 6th minute, from a … [Read more...] about Viettel grab first win of AFC Cup
Hanoi, (VNA) - The following is a list of selected news summaries last weekend by Vietnam News Agency. -National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue and a high-level delegation of the Vietnamese legislature arrived at Liszt Ferenc airport in Budapest, the capital of Hungary, in the afternoon June 25 (local time), beginning an official visit at the invitation of the Speaker of the National Assembly of Hungary, László Kövér. Read full story The NA Chairman then visited Albertirsa city, where he was welcomed by Deputy Speaker of the Hungarian parliament István Jakab and city officials. At Hue’s meeting with the deputy speaker of the Hungarian parliament, the two parliament leaders agreed that the two sides should focus on cooperation in agriculture, especially when Hungary has strengths in supply chains from cultivation, processing to marketing and distribution. Read full story -National Assembly Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue will lead a high-ranking delegation of the National … [Read more...] about ☀️ Morning digest on June 27
Phạm Văn Mách competing in the SEA Games 31 last month. He will take part in the Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in mid-July in Maldives. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — SEA Games champion Phạm Văn Mách is targetting a gold medal in his return to the 54th Asian Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship next month in the Maldives. Mách is one of the best bodybuilders in Việt Nam, competing in the men's 55kg category and having won several national championships. The An Giang Province-born athlete grabbed five world championship gold medals in 2001, 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2017. He also triumphed in the continental competition eight times, taking seven titles in a row from 2004 to 2012, and another in 2014. At last month's SEA Games 31, the 46-year-old athlete overcame all other rivals to secure his second Games gold. The title was a strong push for him to train hard in preparing for the Asian event on July 15-21. A total of 51 events will be organised in … [Read more...] about Bodybuilder Mách aims to muscle his way to Asian gold
The seven-and-a-half minute work is a proof-of-concept film from Hanh Trinh Nhan Qua (Karma Journey), an animation project about the Linh World produced by Sun Wolf Animation Studio. The Linh World exists below the human world and is supported by a giant tree, called the karma tree. It is the home of creatures inspired from Vietnamese folk tales and real life including a kylin named Leng Keng. Kylin is a mythical creature with a lion’s head, a long tail and a dog-like body, that appears at temples, pagodas and mausoleums symbolising longevity, luck and good government. Linh: Magic Powder reveals a little corner in Pig District in Karma City, the capital of Linh World, and its life and citizens. In the video, Leng Keng chases Bloody Frog through the street of Pig District until finally bursting into the restaurant of Uncle Pig Chef. The film features Vietnamese traditional architecture and cuisine. The film was screened at Family Picture Show at the 48th Seattle … [Read more...] about Animation project depicts traditional culture
Nguyễn Quang Hải’s next destination is still a mystery. Photo baogiaothong.vn Peter Cowan Who doesn’t love a good transfer saga? While it may feel like football is now a 24/7, 365 day a year sport, there are in fact lulls in the beautiful game’s calendar. Transfer intrigue can often be a great way to fill in the interminable gaps between real football matches but the saga centred around Vietnamese football at the minute is one I could do without. Nguyễn Quang Hải left Hà Nội FC back in April, ostensibly to sign for a European club, and yet as June draws to a close, he still remains unsigned. Over the past few months various outlets have reported that the pint-sized playmaker is close to signing with Austrian, Swiss and now French clubs. Hải has been linked with no less than four clubs in the latter country’s Ligue 2, with breathless reports noting that he has his visa and is only awaiting a medical checkup. Again, transfer sagas can be great … [Read more...] about The Local Game: Just what is going on with Nguyễn Quang Hải’s transfer?