Hanoi (VNA) – The women’s national football team received more bonuses after making history by winning a ticket to the
FIFA Women’s World Cup for the first time.
The awards were presented to the team at a celebration held in Hanoi on February 11.
At the ceremony, the People’s Committee of Hanoi donated VND 1 billion (USD 44,085) and the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) VND 5.5 billion to the team while Honda Vietnam presented vehicles at head coach Mai Duc Chung and the players.
Acecook Vietnam donated VND500 million in cash and its products to the team, and Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) another VND500 million.
The team is assigned a vacation trip by Bamboo Airways.
Chung said all players tried their best in every game to achieve the best results, adding that the whole team is grateful for the attention and support from the Party, state, government and relevant agencies. , as well as the press and domestic and foreign supporters.
Acting VFF President Tran Quoc Tuan has praised the achievement of the women footballers, stressing that their progress towards the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 makes players in the sector proud, especially in the difficult period. triggered by COVID-19.
The players showed their indomitable spirit, solidarity and perseverance, he added.
During a reception held for the team on February 10, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh handed over the work orders, first class, to the coach and the team.
The Prime Minister also presented Certificates of Merit to 29 squad members with prominent performances in the recent 2022 AFC Asian Cup./.