Saturday, June 04, 2011

Park's Asian Dream Team to play charity game in Vietnam

Fifteen football stars will join Manchester United's Park Ji-sung in an Asian "Dream Cup" match against V-League club, Navibank SaiGon, in HCM City's Thong Nhat Stadium on 15 June. Korean Wave stars JYJ will perform during half-time and actress Han Hye-jin will attend. Park will also hold a clinic for young footballers.

The 'Park and Friends team' will include GK: Eiji Kawashima (Lierse, Japan); Defenders: Lee Young Pyo (Al-Hilal, South Korea), Li Weifeng (Tianjin Teda, China), Han Qingsong (Yanbian, China), Patrice Evra (Manchester United, France); Midfielders: Park Ji Sung (South Korea, Manchester United), Lee Chung Young (South Korea, Bolton), Ki Sung Yeung (South Korea, Celtic), Nam Tae-Hee (South Korea, Valenciennes), Chi Zhongguo (China, Yanbian), Matsui (Grenoble, Japan), Hitedoshi Nakata (Japan); and Forwards: Park Chu Young (South Korea, Monaco), Jong Tae Se (North Korea, Bochum), Jin Jingdao (China, Yanbian), Jo Gook Jung (South Korea, Auxere).

The event is an activity of the JS Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation founded by Park to help improve the football environment in Asia and deliver hope and support to young talented football players.

All proceeds of the match will be used by th foundation to develop football in Asia.

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