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2018 Vietnamese Golden Ball Awards kicked off

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The Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper announced, the 2018 Vietnamese Golden Ball Awards was officially kicked off, at a press conference held this morning September 11 at its head office in HCM City. 

At the press conference

At the press conference

Attending at the event were Vietnam Football Federation (VFF)’s Board Member Tran Anh Tu , head of the VFF's southern representative office Duong Vu Lam, editor- in –chief of the SGGP Newspaper Nguyen Tan Phong, Deputy editor in chief Nguyen Thanh Loi cum Head of organization board of the awards and sport journalists of media agencies nationwide.
As planned, the organization board will receive votes from sport journalists and experts across the country from the beginning of December to December 20.
According to organization board, talent and outstanding contribution to the clubs are not enough. One of the awards' most important criteria is soccer's morals and good manners.
This year saw impressive performances of the Vietnam national under-23 football team at the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship in China in January; the Vietnam Olympic team that made history with its first entrance into the ASIAD quarter-finals in Jakarta; and Thai Son Nam football team won second place at AFC Futsal Club Championship in Indonesia.

Launched in 1995, the Vietnamese Gold Ball Awards aims at honoring and recognizing contributions and achievements of the Vietnamese football players during a year.
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Representatives of the organization board and VFF are answering questions at press conference.
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   The organization board receives many question about the awards from delegates.


By QUOC CUONG – Translated by Kim Khanh

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