Today, Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) officially closed the Training camp in HCM city – one activity in Toyota Junior Football Program 2018 – for 30 selected kids from over 3,100 kids from cities and provinces nationwide registered in four selection days in HCM, Pleiku, Danang and Hanoi.
After 1 week (July 10th – 15th 2018), the training camp selected 18 young players with best physical strength and football skills to represent Vietnam to compete with junior teams of Thailand and Japan at Toyota international Junior Cup taking place from September 13th – 20th. In order to help the children to have more time to experience culture, this year, the japan trip will last 8 days instead of 7 days like 2017.
In the training camp, the children was guided and trained about football skills by former famous players Lê Huỳnh Đức, Phan Thanh Bình as well as some professional coaches. Especially, in order to raise the spirit for the kids, this year camp had the participation of a very special guest – player Văn Toàn of former U23 Vietnam team, the one who used to contribute to a very big achievement in U23 Asia Pacific Cup recently.
Through a week of training, candidates experienced lessons of football, both theory and practice on the grass stadium. The lessons not only include personal techniques such as flexibility, ball sense, observing skill, balance, confidence... but also enhance teamwork tactics and fair-play spirit. Besides, the junior players also had friendly matches with Gifted Teenager Team and Khát Vọng team of 6th District. In this match, the coaches evaluated teamwork skills in attacking, as well as tackling skills.
Apart from training sessions with lessons of enhancing competing skills, teamwork spirit fair-play, the junior players will be able to participate in entertaining and relaxing activities such as visiting War Museum, Independence Palace... as well as making friends from different regions of different cultures, having the chance to enhance knowledge, blending in new environments and improving oneself.
Toyota Junior Football is one of meaningful and sustainable social contribution activities of Toyota Motor Vietnam in four main fields: Traffic Safety, Educaion – Training & HRD, Environment protection and Society – Culture. For Society – Culture, Sport is also a field that is being focused by TMV. With the implementation of Toyota Junior Football Program, TMV hopes that the football passion of the children will be nurtured, by that contribute to raise the awareness about a healthy body and spirit, helping them to have a healthy life to achieve good study result, prepare for coming journey.