Nearly 30 teams compete in Vietnamese football tournament in Japan’s Kansai region

Thursday, 04/07/2024 16:24
A football tournament named “FAVIJA KANSAI CUP 2024” for the Vietnamese community studying, working and living in Kansai, Japan has been organized at Fresca Stadium, Kobe City.
The tournament attracts 28 football teams (Photo: 

This is an annual sports event organized by the Vietnam Japan International Exchange Organization (FAVIJA) under the sponsorship of the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan.

As many as 28 teams, which are selected from nearly 40 football teams in the region, are divided into 7 groups to compete simultaneously on six fields. They are mostly amateur Vietnamese and Japanese players.

The tournament attracted thousands of fans, who are overseas Vietnamese and local people.

The championship was awarded to FC T-Connect Binh Dinh. The runner-up prize belongs to FC Quang Tri Osaka, the two teams sharing third prize are FC Star and FC Nagata.

The winning teams also won the right to participate in the national Vietnamese football tournament in Japan, which is scheduled to take place in mid-November in Tokyo./.