Football teams participate in the tournament (Photo: VNA)

Speaking at the event, Chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in RoK, Vu Duc Luong, said that this was the most highly anticipated football tournament for Vietnamese students in RoK to meet each other and enhance the Vietnam-RoK friendship.

While Vietnamese Ambassador to RoK Nguyen Vu Tu acknowledged and highly appreciated the contribution of President of the RoK’s ICFood Company Park Kyun-ik for overseas Vietnamese students and people in RoK.

He also welcomed the initiative in organizing charitable activities to help overseas Vietnamese people in RoK in difficult circumstances and support poor children in Van Ho district, Son La province.

President of the RoK’s ICFood Company Park Kyun-ik, the sponsor of the football tournament, said that the event aimed to connect Vietnamese people in RoK as well as enhance ties between the two peoples, thus contributing to building sustainable bilateral relations.

He also hoped that the tournament would help young Vietnamese people understand more about the country of RoK and have nice memories during the time they study there.

Vietnam has the second-largest number of students and post-graduates among foreign students in RoK, numbering over 20,000 people./.