Football tournament held for Vietnamese community in Japan
Monday, 13/11/2023 15:20 (GMT+7)
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./.