NDO/VNA – The third Viet Vo Dao Vovinam Ambassador Championship concluded in Algiers, the capital city of Algeria on October 27, with the first prize coming to the Olympique de Bourouba club.
(Oct 28, 2017)
NDO – Vietnam’s no. 1 tennis player, Ly Hoang Nam, has been drawn against Go Soeda of Japan, who ranks 387 places higher than Nam in the ATP rankings, in the first round of the Vietnam Open 2017, scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City from October 23 to 29.
NDO – The last matches in the 22nd round of the V-League 2017, on the evening of October 22, saw hosts Hanoi FC beat visitors XSKT Can Tho 4-0 to climb to the top of the rankings with 39 points after 22 matches played.
NDO – Tran Nguyen Ba Phuoc from the Industrial University of Ho Chi Minh City brought home a solitary bronze medal for Vietnam in the occupation of IT software solutions, at the 44th World Skills Competition (WSC 2017) in the United Arab Emirates.
NDO – Vietnamese chess master, Nguyen Duc Hoa, finished third overall at the Piaya Network 2017 Negros International Open Chess Tournament in the Philippines, thanks to his last-round victory against Montoyo Ted Ian of the host country, on October 19.
NDO – FLC Thanh Hoa failed to defend their position atop the V-League 2017 standings after being held to an unexpected 3-3 draw by reigning champions Hanoi FC, in the most anticipated match of the 21st round, on their home field, on October 15.
NDO – Park Hang-seo, a Republic of Korea trainer, will serve as the head coach of Vietnam’s men’s national football team, U23 team and Olympic team from October 2017 until the end of 2019, after signing a two-year contract with the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in Hanoi on October 11.
NDO – The door is wide open for Vietnam to the 2019 Asian Cup finals as the team trounced Cambodia 5-0 during their clash under the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualification in Hanoi on October 10.
NDO – Vietnamese sport has successfully realised the set goal of finishing in the top three nations on the medal standings at the recent 29th Southeast Asian (TTVN) Games in Malaysia. However, alongside the positive results in a number of sporting events, there still remain the failures that need to be seriously addressed by the sport sector, in an effort towards the 2018 Asian Games (Asiad), slated for next August in Indonesia.
NDO – Vietnamese wushu artists performed successfully at the 2017 World Wushu Championships that concluded recently in Kazan, Russia, finishing in sixth place overall with a collection of two gold, five silver and two bronze medals.