The community football tournament or the 4th Hope Cup returned to Ky Hoa mini stadium in Ho Chi Minh City on May 26, with the participation of 16 teams from local orphanages and international schools.

According to Tuoitrenews, the unique open tourney, which is held every year in the city under the patronage of 5 gio sang (5 o’clock in the morning) non-profit organisation, Saigon Children’s Charity, and the LIN Centre for Community Development, will also make its second presence on June 2.

The Hope Cup becomes a playground for children of different social strata and cultures to connect together thanks to a common language: football. It helps underprivileged children play and grow up through playing football.

This year’s event receives sponsorship from the Consular Women’s Club of HCMC, California Fitness & Yoga Center, UK-based charitable organisation Chance to Play, British Council, RGF Executive Search, and