Today VietFootball and Saigon Beer - Alcohol - Beverage Corporation (SABECO) announced the Bia Saigon Cup 2022 (Vietnam Premier League, VPL-S3) final would be held from September 23 to 25 at Hoang Mai Cultural and Sports Centre, Hanoi with eight winnings teams from five provincial leagues competing for the national championship.
|The Bia Saigon Cup 2022 (Vietnam Premier League, VPL-S3) finals will be held from September 23 to 25 |
The Bia Saigon Cup 2022 (VPL-S3) is a big occasion for football lovers that is professionally organised, with explosive matches played across the provinces. It has attracted many football lovers and spectators, along with the burning passion and sportsmanship of competing teams.
The league has received great support and collaboration from the General Department of Physical Education and Sports, the Vietnam Football Federation, local Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism and many honourable partners.
Since the kickoff of this year's Bia Saigon Cup in June, this seven-a-side league has proven its prestige and vigour in the football scene in Vietnam through its unique fast pace and impressive format.
The league has garnered a lot of love from fans across the nation, particularly seven-a-side football lovers.
Pham Ngoc Tuan, general director of VietFootball, said: "Thanks to the support and solidarity of Bia Saigon, VPL-S3 has expanded its scope to cover five regions, debuting in the southwest and Tay Nguyen."
"After three months of exciting competition and favourable reception by audiences, the final round with eight outstanding representatives of five regions holds great promise as a true festival of football. We would like to express our deep gratitude to the main sponsor Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation and accompanying sponsors. We trust that this collaboration will promote the seven-a-side football format, turning it into a pillar for the development of Vietnam's football as envisaged in existing strategies and objectives," he said.
|Venus Teoh Kim Wei, SABECO deputy general director, spoke at the event |
Venus Teoh Kim Wei, SABECO deputy general director, said: “The success of Bia Saigon Cup 2022 VPL-S3 has demonstrated the impact this seven-a-side league has on football in Vietnam, and the strong passion of both football players as well as football lovers. Bia Saigon has been a loyal supporter of sport in Vietnam, and apart from being a top sponsor of our national football teams for three years, we are proud to extend our commitment to accompany and support the Bia Saigon Cup to spread this love for football."
"We believe this seven-a-side football format offers a great platform to support the growth of football talent in Vietnam, where we aspire to do our best to support the development of Vietnamese football as part of our sustainable commitment to bring out the best of Vietnam. This has once again proved our love for football, which has the magic to ignite the spirit of togetherness among us," she said.
|“We are proud to extend our commitment to accompany and support the Bia Saigon Cup to spread this love for football. This has once again proved our love for football, which has the magic to ignite the spirit of togetherness among us," said Venus Teoh Kim Wei. |
"This passion and love for football is reflected in the competitive spirit of the football clubs, the cheers from the football lovers, the support from local governments and other sponsors, and the support from the media. These together have helped us to accelerate the development of seven-a-side football in Vietnam," she added
After three months of competition, the matches from five provincial leagues were broadcast live on VTVcab, OTT, and social media. The VPL-S3 was lived on the On Football, On Sports, and On Sports+ channels.
In addition, the tournament has reached more than 12 million households through VTVcab, Viettel, VNPT, SCTV, K+, VTC digital, AVG, and HTV-TMS, as well as reaching more than 20 million subscribers on OTT services.
The VPL-S3 final will continue to be produced and broadcast on VTVcab’s systems to promote football to sports lovers across the country and gradually spread the influence of the seven-a-side game.