Vietnam national teams receive US$ 150,000 grant

Vietnam's men’s and women’s national football teams will get around US$150,000 to prepare for a South East Asian tournaments and the Olympic qualifiers this year, The money will be used to organise training sessions and send the teams to a series of international competitions to sharpen their skills, the National Committee for Sports and Physical Training told Thanh Nien newspaper. The women will play the 24th South East Asian Games in Thailand, the Olympic qualifying round slated for 17 February and the South East Asian Football Federation Cup in Myanmar. The men’s Olympic team will play in the Bach Viet Football Tournament and the Agribank Cup before arriving in Thailand for the SEA Games.