Six teams will compete in the first ever National Women’s Football Cup later this month.
|Coaches of teams take part in the National Women's Football Cup's draw in Hanoi on Wednesday. — Photo zing.vn|
They are divided into two groups playing in a round robin format. The best team of each group will advance to the final.
The tournament which will pay VND300 million (US$13,000) in total and will start on May 22 until May 31.
Speaking at the draw yesterday in Hanoi, Viet Nam Football Federation Deputy General Secretary Nguyen Minh Chau said the event would offer more opportunities for female players and hoped it would become an annual event.
This year’s tournament is sponsored by Thai Son Nam Trading Company which specifies on Automation System and Electrical Equipment.