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Viettel FC promoted to play in 2019 V.League

Viettel FC earn V.League promotion with one game in hand.

Viettel FC has officially been promoted to Vietnam’s top-tier football league, V.League, after beating Binh Phuoc 2-0 at home in the penultimate round of the 2018 First Division tournament to confirm themselves as the champions with one game in hand. The victory helped Viettel to achieve 38 points after 17 …

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FC Tokyo defeat Binh Duong

Convincing win: Tokyo FC players celebrate their victory over Becamex Binh Duong yesterday

Vietnamese Becamex Binh Duong lost 3-1 to FC Tokyo in the second round Group E match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League at Ajinomoto Stadium in Tokyo yesterday. Although, they earned the first goal 24 minutes into the game and were leading in the first half, Binh Duong …

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Da Nang overcome leaders Hoang Anh

Tight battle: Tran Minh Vuong of Hoang Anh Gia Lai (right) tries to escape from Le Hoang Thien of SHB Da Nang during their V.League second round match. Da nang won 2-1.

SHB Da Nang came from behind to beat Hoang Anh Gia Lai 2-1 in the second match of the V.League yesterday in Pleiku City. Gaston Merlo scored twice after Nguyen Van Toan opened the scoring. Toan connected with a corner in the head penalty area and his strong header went …

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Tennis players to compete in Davis Cup

Ly Hoang Nam (right) and Nguyen Hoang Thien are members of Viet Nam's Davis Cup team who will play in Indonesia next week.

Viet Nam leave for Indonesia on February 25 to prepare for the first round of the Davis Cup Asia/Ocenia Zone Group II matches. Captain Truong Quoc Bao will lead Ly Hoang Nam, Nguyen Hoang Thien, Pham Minh Tuan and Vu Artem in the tournament. The matches will be held from …

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Players named for Olympic qualifying round

Vietnamese players named to form the national team who will compete at the Olympic qualifier in Japan later this month.

Coach Mai Duc Chung has announced the names of 20 players of the national women’s football team who will compete in the coming Olympic qualifying round in Japan. The squad comprises three strikers, six midfielders, eight defenders and three goalkeepers. They will leave for the third qualifying round in Osaka …

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Thao wins silver at Asian Indoor Athletics champs

Jumping for joy: Bui Thi Thu Thao got a silver medal at the 2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships, which concluded in Doha, Qatar yesterday.

Bui Thi Thu Thao won the long jump silver medal at the 2016 Asian Indoor Athletics Championships which concluded in Doha, Qatar, yesterday. Thao finished second in the women’s category with a 6.3m jump while Mayookha Johny dominated the category from the outset and finished on top of the podium …

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VN face daunting Japan challenge

Tough talking: Viet Nam coach Bruno Formoso (right) answers journalists' questions during a press meeting yesterday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Viet Nam will face a big obstacle in Japan on their Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship journey in the quarter-finals tonight in Uzbekistan. The 1-3 loss to Thailand in the last group round match placed Viet Nam in second position in Group C, and they must also play the defending …

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