A welcome party in Hanoi led by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was put on for both the Vietnamese men’s and women’s football teams.
The teams landed back in the country on the evening of December 11 after collecting their gold medals at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines.
PM Phuc warmly greets both the men’s and women’s football teams at the Government Office in Hanoi.
Head coach of the women’s team Mai Duc Chung shows his sincere gratitude to the PM for putting on such a warm welcome for the team. The women’s team enjoyed a hugely successful time at the SEA Games 30, scoring 10 goals and only conceding once with Tuyet Dung as the team’s leading scorer with three goals. The win represents the sixth time that the women’s team have won the gold medal at the SEA Games, highlighting the high determination and solidarity of the Vietnamese female footballers.
Head coach of the men’s team Park Hang-seo is also thankful for the greetings given by the Vietnamese Government leader, Nguyen Ngoc Thien, the Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Le Khanh Hai, President of the Vietnam Football Federation, and other related agencies. In addition, Park Hang-seo also thanked the Vietnamese football teams and the Vietnamese people who greatly contributed to the triumph of the U22 men’s football team at the SEA Games 30.
Do Hung Dung, captain of the men’s U22 side, notes that the gold medal is dedicated to all Vietnamese people.
PM Phuc lavishes praise on both the men's and women’s football teams after the resounding success achieved during each team’s respective finals at the SEA Games against Indonesia and Thailand. He hopes that each football team can go on to achieve more in the AFC U23 Championship 2020 in Thailand and the SEA Games 31 which will be hosted in Vietnam.
The government leader poses in a group photo alongside the women’s football team.
This is then followed by a picture taken with the U22 men’s football team.
PM Phuc presents a certificate of merit to the managers and key players of each team.
The teams landed back in the country on the evening of December 11 after collecting their gold medals at the 30th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines in addition to gifts to members of both teams
Men’s captain Hung Dung presents a T-shirt bearing the signatures of each of the men’s football team to PM Phuc.
Mai Duc Chung gives PM Phuc a T-shirt with the signatures of every member of the women’s football team.
Members of each team also receives gifts from local businesses.