Hanoi, 24 May 2023,
The Seven-As-Side National Championship ‘Bia Saigon Cup 2023’ (Vietnam Premier
League – Season 4 or VPL-S4) is officially launched through a partnership
between Vietfootball Joint Stock Company and Bia Saigon, the leading brand of
the Saigon Beer-Alcohol-Beverage Corporation (SABECO). This is the second year
of Bia Saigon being the main sponsor of the league.
VietFootball and Bia Saigon - The main sponsor of the league
The year 2023 marks a 10-year journey of the Seven-A-Side format in Vietnam, with HPL’s first tournament being held in 2013. This VPL known as the leading and reputable Seven-A-Side Vietnam Premier League has been instrumental in promoting this format over the past 10 years. This Seven-A-Side format has long been considered an exciting platform for Vietnam’s football aficionados, allowing them to showcase their skill, talent, and passion for football.
In 2022, VPL has officially changed its name to Bia Saigon Cup 2022, and following the success in 2022, Bia Saigon has committed to extend its sponsorship as title sponsor for another 2 years.
In a joint effort to boost international recognition of the 7-A-side Football, Vietfootball and Bia Saigon launched International 7-A-Side Football Championship – Bia Saigon Cup 2022 last December 2022 to promote this football format to an international audience. This inaugural edition, held in Hanoi has attracted teams from Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia, providing a platform for cross-border competition and showcasing the talent of Vietnamese players.
This year, Bia Saigon Cup 2023 will be held in 3 regions: Northern Region HPL-S10 (HPL - Season 10) in Hanoi; Southern Region (SPL - Season 5) in Ho Chi Minh City and Central Coast and Highland Region ĐPL-S2 (Daklak Premier League - Season 2) in Dak Lak. 8 of the strongest teams from these three regions will compete in the national championship in August 2023.
In conjunction with the Coordinating Office of the Plan to Develop the Physique of the Vietnamese people for the period 2011-2030, VietFootball also take part in the cooperation agreement entitled “Organizing sports tournaments in the framework of the Plan to Develop the Physique of the Vietnamese People for the Period 2011-2030” by organizing National 7-A-Side Championship. The support and cooperation from Vietnam Sports Administration, Vietnam Football Federation, Departments of Culture, Sports and Tourism, local communities and all sponsors, especially Bia Saigon are essential and acknowledged in sustaining Viet football’s mission to spread the love of football and physical exercise in Vietnam.
Bia Saigon Cup 2023 also the 6th year that VietFootball enjoys the full collaboration of the Vietnam Television Cable Corporation (VTVCab). Matches and accompanying programs of the 2022 season were broadcast in their entirety on the VTVCab system, including television, OTT, and social media (ON Football, On Sports, On Sports+).
Mr. Pham Ngoc Tuan – General Director of VietFootball – shares his thoughts: “Mr. Pham Ngoc Tuan – General Director of VietFootball – shares his thoughts: “In the context of the economy facing many difficulties, we continue to receive the companionship of Bia Saigon for the two seasons of 2023 and 2024 as committed to the community. Holding hands in difficulties, we believe that with the strong support of Bia Saigon, we will "break the limit together" to bring 7-a-side football in Vietnam to new heights. We would like to express our sincere thanks to Bia Saigon, General Department of Physical Education and Sports, Vietnam Football Federation, Scheme 641, Vietnam Cable Television Corporation, Phu Dong Sports Development Joint Stock Company, sponsors, media companions, clubs, players and spectators ... have been side by side in the development journey for the past 10 years. VietFootball hopes to continue to receive your support so that we can develop a stronger and more sustainable 7-a-side football in Vietnam, contributing to the development of Vietnamese football in the long term”.
Mrs. Teoh Kim Wei, Deputy General Director of SABECO, expressed the company’s commitment to supporting in Vietnam
Mrs. Teoh Kim Wei, Deputy General Director of SABECO, expressed the company’s commitment to supporting in Vietnam: “As a long-standing advocate of Vietnam’s sport scene, Bia Saigon has consistently demonstrated its dedication through practical contribution to both domestic and international competitions. In addition to being the main sponsor of the National Football Teams, we recognize the importance of nurturing grassroot football and believe that our partnership with Viet-football through Bia Saigon Cup for another 2 years, will play a significant role in fostering the growth of football talents in our nation. Simultaneously we aim to promote healthy lifestyles among our communities. This partnership further strengthens our commitment to bring out the best football of Vietnam.”
Information about the NATIONAL 7-A-SIDE CHAMPIONSHIP - BIA SAIGON CUP 2022
National 7-A-Side Championship Bia Saigon Cup 2023 – Northern Region (HPL-S10)
National 7-A-Side Championship Bia Saigon Cup 2023 – Central Coast and Highland Region (ĐPL-S2)
National 7-A-Side Championship Bia Saigon Cup 2023 – Southern Region (SPL-S5)
For more information about SABECO, please visit: www.sabeco.com.vn
For press information, please contact: Ms. Dinh Nguyen Thi Huong – Corporate Communication Director of SABECO at email@example.com