Be accepted by General Department of Sports and Physical
Training and Vietnam Basket Ball Association, Tra Vinh Department of
Culture-Sport and Tourism hosted the first round of national female-male
basket ball champion league 2012. The league takes place from July 8th
to 15th in Tra Vinh Sport-Physical Training competition hall. In the
evening of July 8th, Mr. Dong Van Lam – Member of Provincial Party
Committee, Vice Chairman of Tra Vinh People’s Committee, Mr. Nguyen Quoc
Quan – General Secretary of Vietnam Basket Ball Association and Mr. Dao
Duc Kien – Head of Basket Ball Department, Vietnam General Department
of Sports and Physical Training.
Vice Chairman of Tra Vinh People’s Committee Dong Van Lam handed flowers and memorial flags for participated team
The match between Tra Vinh (the green) and Binh Thuan
09 male teams consist of Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Thuan, Hau Giang, Can Tho, Tra Vinh (Board A) and Joton Club (HCM city), Air Defense-Air Force, Soc Trang, Ha Noi (Board A). The teams will compete cyclically for a turn at each board. After the knockout round, the teams will have crossed competition to decide the rank from 1 to 9.
03 female teams include Hong Bang International University (HCM City), HCM City team and Soc Trang will compete cyclically for a turn to decide the rank.
General Secretary of Vietnam Basket Ball Association Nguyen Quoc Quan said that American and Philippine specialists will come to watch the league to help the association to choose athlete in order to establish a professional competition system and a semi-professional competition system for Vietnamese basket ball in the coming time.
Therefore, in this league, Vietnam Basket Ball Association will complete some texts as well as some related issues to unite and make basket ball in the whole nation more developed in the coming time.
In the opening day, 3 matches took place. In the first match, Hau Giang beat Can Tho 79-71, in the second one, HCM City female team beat Hong Bang International University team 78-76, and in the last one, Binh Thuan team beat Tra Vinh team 57-52.
Written by Gia Huy
Translated by Thanh Thuong