Nhan Dan – The 2012 National Women's Football Championships, mainly sponsored by Thai Son Bac Electric Equipment Trading Co., Ltd, will officially kick off in Ho Chi Minh City on April 10.
This year’s event will bring together six strong female football teams from across the country including Hanoi I, Hanoi II, Phong Phu Ha Nam, Vinacomin, Thai Nguyen Iron and Steel, and Ho Chi Minh City.
The teams will compete in a double round robin tournament, both at home and away, to decide the final champions and recipients of a cash prize of VND200 million (US$9,600). The tournament runners-up and third place team will pocket VND150 million (US$7,200) and VND100 million (US$4,800), respectively.
The organizers will also be offering cash prizes for the best player, top scorer, best goalkeeper and fair-play team.
The first leg will take place from April 10 to 27 at Thong Nhat and Phu Nhuan stadiums in Ho Chi Minh City and the second leg will be held in Ha Nam province from May 12 to 30.