10/08/2015 20:24 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam-Man City Friendly Football Match

A friendly football match between the Vietnamese national football team and England’s Premier League football club Manchester City (Man City), a four-time Premier League champion, took place at My Dinh Stadium on July 27. The match was one of Man City’s pre-season tour.
The team arrived in Vietnam with its world-class players, including David Silva, Joe Hart, Edin Dzenko and Raheem Sterling so the Vietnamese football fans were eager for a friendly game.

During the match, the national stadium became boisterous with cheers and encouragement of crazy fans. The stars of the Premier League brought the Vietnamese audience a feast of  spectacular football performance and skills and they beat Vietnam 8-1. In spite of losing, it was a good chance for Vietnam to train footballers and build a professional football club.

 

 On July 27, a friendly football match between the Vietnamese national football team and the Manchester  City Football Club took place
at My Dinh Stadium. Photo: Thanh Giang


The stadium is filled with about 30,000 fans. Photo: Tat Son


Raheem sterling attempts to pass over a Vietnamese Midfielder. Photo: Tat Son


At the 39 minute mark of the match, Man City is beating Vietnam 4-0 but the fans still enthusiastically
encourage the Vietnamese national football  team. Photo: Thanh Giang



Man City’s Vietnamese fans. Photo: Tat Son


Quarterback Do Duy Manh (19-VN). Photo: Thanh Giang


Attacker Tran Phi Son (18-VN) dribbles the ball to Man City’s goal. Photo: Thanh Giang


Midfielder Que Ngoc Hai (15-VN) controls the ball with his skills. Photo: Thanh Giang


Striker Nguyen Van Quyet (10-VN) kicks the ball over the goal keeper’s head to get the only goal
for the Vietnamese football team. Photo: Thanh Giang



My Dinh Stadium becomes boisterous with crazy Vietnamese fans. Photo: Thanh Giang


Two young Vietnamese with their idol, Joe Hart. Photo: Thanh Giang


Striker Endi Dzeko gives his autograph to Vietnamese fans. Photo: Thanh Giang


Fans are excited with the autographs of Man City players.  Photo: tat Son
 
Arriving in Vietnam, the stars and members of the Manchester City Football Club  receive a warm welcome from Vietnamese fans. During their two-day stay in Vietnam, they participated in many activities, such as visiting the SOS Village and meeting with Vietnamese fans.



 Man City players autograph a ball to present to children in SOS village in Hanoi. Photo: Tat Son 


Man City players draw a painting to present to children in SOS village in Hanoi. Photo: Tat Son


Full back Bacary Sagna gives his autograph to his fans at a meeting with students from Hanoi National University. Photo: Thanh Giang


Man City players like the pillows embroidered with their names made by the students from Hanoi National University. Photo: Thanh Giang


A member of Man City and Vietnamese fans take a photo. Photo: Tat Son
 
By Tat Son - Thanh Giang