Football tournament held for Vietnamese community in Japan

Monday, 13/11/2023 15:20
The football tournament “FAVIJA KANSAI CUP 2023” was held by the Vietnam-Japan Cultural and Sports Exchange Association (FAVIJA) under the auspices of the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan in Shiga prefecture on November 12.
The football tournament “FAVIJA KANSAI CUP 2023” was held in Shiga prefecture
on November 12 (Photo: VNA)

The annual tournament, with the participation of 20 teams of overseas Vietnamese and Japanese people, aims to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Vietnam and Japan (1973-2023).

Mr. Nguyen Huu Long, Head of the Organizing Board of the tournament, highlighted the significance of the tournament as it took place in the year that marks a special anniversary of Vietnam and Japan.

For his part, Yano Takaaki, representative of Wise Kansai Company, a co-sponsor of this year's tournament, said that besides employment support for Vietnamese young people, Japanese companies also want to give them a warm, joyful, and healthy atmosphere as a way to enhance mutual understanding between the people of the two countries./.