Football tournament held for Vietnamese community in Germany

Tuesday, 05/09/2023 17:04
The 15th football tournament of the Vietnamese community in Germany was held in Leipzig on September 3.
Ambassador Vu Quang Minh speaking at the opening ceremony (Photo: VNA)

The event, which was among the activities to celebrate Vietnam’s 78th National Day (September 2, 1945 - 2023), attracted the participation of 12 amateur teams across Germany.

Speaking at the event, Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Vu Quang Minh said that football created opportunities for second and third-generation young people of the Vietnamese community to further connect and unite together.

Mr. Hoang Van Thanh, Vice Chairman of the Overseas Vietnamese Association in Leipzig and Head of the organizing committee of the tournament, said that the football tournament contributed to improving health, sportsmanship, and mutual understanding. It also created an opportunity for Vietnamese young people in Germany to meet and exchange in all areas of life, thereby strengthening solidarity and love for the community, integrating and developing together, he added.

At the end of the tournament, FC Berlin won the champion while FC Mien Trung came second, and two teams from Leipzig and Chemnitz shared the third prize./.