HCM City to hold international women's football event hinh anh 1Vietnamese woman footballer (blue shirt) (Source:VNA)
Ho Chi Minh City will organise the first HCM City Open International Women's Football Tournament, starting on November 4 at Thong Nhat Stadium.

This is the first time an international friendly event for women's football will be held in Vietnam.

Four teams from Hong Kong, Myanmar, the Philippines and HCM City will compete.

The tournament will give national Vietnamese footballers on the HCM City team a chance to hone their skills in preparation for the third qualifying round for the 2016 Olympics this coming February in Japan.-VNA