Player Chương Thị Kiều of Women National Team wins the Fair-play Award 2019
On the morning of 9th June, at the Fair-play Award Ceremony 2019 and Announcement Ceremony of Fair-play Award 2020, national team’s midfielder Chương Thị Kiều win over 4 other nominate to win the Fair-play Award 2019.
Attending the ceremony, there were Mrs. Lê Thị Hoàng Yến – Deputy Director of General Department of Physical Training and Sports; Mr. Phạm Văn Tuấn – Former Deputy Director of General Department of Physical Training and Sports; Mr. Cao Văn Chóng – VFF Vice President; Mr. Mai Ngọc Phước – Editor-in-chief of PLO News; Mr. Nguyễn Đức Hiển – Deputy Editor-in-chief of PLO News who is the manager of this event organizer. The ceremony also had the attending of the Award Evaluation Council, sponsors, and press.
On behalf of the organizer, Mr. Nguyễn Đức Hiển said that this year award is very special because of Vietnam’s victory over Covid-19. Besides that, 2019 also is a memorable year when Vietnamese Football had great success at SEA Games 30. Due to the criteria of the award, the Evaluation Council chose 5 nominate which had the best influence on Vietnamese Football as well as society:
- The great teamwork spirit of U22 Vietnam at SEA Games 30
- The wonderful action of 2 supporters Vũ Thị Thúy and Bùi Thị Hồng Hạnh
- The helping of referee Ngô Duy Lân to the player who facing dangerous
- Midfielder Chương Thị Kiều kept playing in the final match despite the pain of the injury
- 2 police-men of Nam Định province rescued a child who had a seizure in Thien Truong Stadium.
Finally, Chương Thị Kiều won this award. At that match, she hadn’t recovered from the previous injury yet, however, she still played effectively to get the Gold Medal of SEA Games 30 with her team after 120 minutes.
In addition, the organizer also honored 5 individuals who are reporters and supporters.
At the ceremony, the organizer honored Head coach Mai Đức Chung for the contribution to Vietnamese Football. Under his guidance, in 2019, Vietnam Women National Team had 2 titles are the champion of AFF Women’s Championship and the Gold Medal in SEA Games 30.
On behalf of VFF, Vice President Cao Văn Chóng appreciated the contribution of PLO News and the Fair-play Award’s organizer to create a great image of Vietnamese Football. He emphasized that this award raise the positive effect to make Vietnamese Football become more and more beautiful not only in Vietnam but also in the world. It encourages everyone to join together and maintain the precious value of football.