Toyota Vietnam launches the first-ever Toyota Junior Football clinic & camp 2015 - Toyota Mekong Football Project

Hanoi, Jun 19th 2015 – Today, Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) officially launches the 1st ever  “Toyota Junior Football Clinic & Camp 2015” for Vietnamese school boys under the age from 9-11. This is the first time TMV organizes a football program for children, with support of MOET, in 4 cities: Hanoi, Danang, Cantho and HCMC from 5/7/2015 to 31/8/2015.

Toyota Junior Football Clinic & Camp 2015 is under the Toyota Mekong Football Project, which was initiated by Toyota Motor Asia Pacific (TMAP) in 2014 among the Mekong countries. The Toyota Mekong Project includes 2 main activities: Toyota Mekong Club Championship and Toyota Mekong Football Challenge.

“Toyota always believes in partnering with local communities in the markets we invest in. This passion to help enrich the lives of the communities was what made us conceptualize and launch the Toyota Mekong Football Project initiative. Football is not just the most popular sport in this region but it is also a unifying sport that has broad appeal and transcends all boundaries. This is why we carried out various activities under this initiative since last year, to enrich lives through football.” Said by Mr Hao Tien – Senior Vice President - TMAP.

In 2014, TMV, in cooperation with TMAP and VPF, has successfully organized the Toyota Mekong Club Championship in Binh Duong, Vietnam, with participants of 4 best football clubs in Mekong countries: Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam. As a final result, Becamex Binh Duong – representative of Vietnam was the champion of first league. This winning affirmed the leading position of Vietnam football in Mekong region.

Besides, with the aim to motivate sportmanship spirit for Vietnam people, and more over, to support development of professional football of Vietnam, TMV became the main sponsor of Toyota V-league 2015, the biggest football tournament in Vietnam. Going along with the 2015 V-league, TMV hope that the V-league 2015 will continue the successes of Vietnam football.

Not satisfy with what we did, TMV continue to implement the Toyota Junior Football Clinics & Camp 2015, which is under the Toyota Mekong Football Challenge.

Speech at the press conference, Mr. Yoshihisa Maruta – TMV president said “The first-ever Toyota Junior Football Clinic & Camp to continue our commitment to nurture young football talents in Vietnam at the grassroots level. Importantly, the program will not only teach fundamental skills and techniques of football playing for the children, but also teach them to improve the fair-play spirit and teamwork that can support more in their life. We believe that this program will contribute to the physical and mental development of the children and encourage their love to football.”

Toyota Junior Football Clinics & Camp is designed for school boys at the age from 9 to 11 (born from 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2006), Vietnam nationality, is now living & studying in Vietnam. This is an oppotunity for the children, who loves football and dreams to talk & be trained in the professional football environment by the professional and famous coach. And the program has invited Mr. Nguyen Hong Son- very famous & professional coach in Vietnam, to be in charge of speciality, coaching, evaluating & selecting. As one of the most outstanding football player in the national team of Vietnam and The Cong club from 1995 to 2001, he has a lot of experiences and passion for football development. With support from assistant team, including professional football coaches, Mr. Hong Son will apply the most appropriate tests & evaluation to ensure fairness, but still inspire the children’s passion for football.

Toyota Junior Football Clinic & Camp 2015 includes 3 main activities: <1> Selection round in 4 locations (Hanoi, Danang, HCM & Cantho) from 5/7/2015 to 26/7/2015, select 30 best young players; <2> Camping & Training, from 8/8/2015 to 14/8/2015 in HCMC for these 30 selected players; <3> Friendly match in Japan with junior teams of the Japan Professional Football League by end of August. It will be the most memorable time & worth being pround of, that can help the children fulfill their dreams to become the professtional players in future.

There about 2,000 school boys will register to join the Selection Round of Toyota Junior Football Clinc & Camp 2015 in 4 locations. The Organization Boad starts receive registration from 19/6 until 26/7/2015. Children can choose 1 of 4 registrion options:  Online registrion at website: www.toyota.com.vn;  Registration at TMV Dealer network nationwwide; Registration through football clubs/ gifted schools/ sport centers; Registration on the selection day in 4 locations. (for detail please refer the reference document).

In the Seletion round at every location, the participants of player position will join the individual test within 30 minutes (10 minutes/ 1 skill), includes: Feeling with ball, zigzag slalom with and without ball, check the general skills, while the participants of goal keeper position will join the individual test within 40 minutes, includes: basic skills, reflexes and judgement situation, check the general skills. All participants have to show their skillfulness, flexibility, feeling and control the ball, observation ability, balancing, and most of all is confidence. Base on the mentioned above evaluation criteria, the coaches will select the qualified players to join the 1st group match 8-8 (10 minutes/ 1 match). In this 1st group match, players have to show off their individual technique, logical thinking, teamwork, aggresiveness and intelligence in solving situation. After that, the coaches will select qualified 44 players to join the 2nd group match 11-11. In this 2nd group match, the coaches will have upper evaluation to select 6-9 best players. After all, the 30 outstanding players will be selected to join the Clinic & Camp in HCMC.

The Clinic & Camp will be from 8/8 to 14/8/2015 in Thanh Long entertainment & sport center, Binh Chanh District, HCMC. The lessons for 30 players are not only to develop invidual skills, such as: basic skills, flexibility, feeling on ball, good observation, balance & confidence, but also impove their team work spirit. The course is aiming at selecting 18 best players to form a football team representative of Vietnam to play against Japan junior football team. The training schedule will be held daily with evaluation for each criteria. During the clinics & camp, these players will have a match to compete against HCMC young football club. In this match, the coaches will evaluate how they co-ordinate with members in attacking and how they are aggressive in breaking the opponent ball line. So, in order to be selected into 18 best players group, the participants must be very skillful with high teamwork, fair play spirit, determination & confidence.

Especially, the most outstanding point of the Toyota Junior Football Clinics & Camp 2015 is Japan Trip from 27 to 31/8/2015 for 18 best football talents. In this trip, the young football talents will hace chance to compete with SAGANTOSU Junior Football team – the young team of Japan professional fooball federation. Also, they will have chance to discover and learn new things from Janpanese culture as well as visit the famous places of Japan.

 

For more information, please access the website www.toyotavn.com.vnwww.toyota.com.vn

Or contact Toyota Motor Vietnam

Ms. Le Thi Huong Diu

Deputy General Manager

PR & CSR dept.,

Corporate Strategic Planning Division

Toyota Motor Vietnam

Tel: (84-4) 35536878 (ext. 120).

Fax: (84-4) 35536841- 42

Email: kldiulh@toyotavn.com.vn

 

REFERENCES:

  1. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT ACTIVITIES:

​Program

Content

1. Registration:

From 19 Jun to 26 Jul 2015

  • Participants send registration form by 1 of 4 options (see information below – part 3)

1. Selection Round:

From 5 Jul to 26 Jul 2015

 

Morning: Individual skill

Afternoon: Group match

 

Target: Select 30 players from 2000

Hanoi:

  • Time: 5 Jul 2015 (Sun)

  • Location: Trung tâm đào tạo Bóng đá trẻ Việt Nam - Le Quang Dao St, Phu Do Ward, South Tu Liem Dist., Hanoi

Da Nang:

  • Time: 12 Jul 2015 (Sun)

  • Location: Tuyen Son Sport Village - 87 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St – 2/9 North Hoa Cuong, Hai Chau Ward – Da Nang

HCM city:

  • Time: 19 Jul 2015 (Sun)

  • Location: Stadium in military district no 7- 202 Hoang Van Thu St, precint 2, Tan Binh Ward – HCM city

Can Tho:

  • Time: 26 Jul 2015 (Sun)

  • Location: Stadium in military district no 9- CMT8 St, An Thoi precint, Binh Thuy Ward – Can Tho

3. Clinic & Camp program

From 8 Aug to 14 Aug 2015

Concept: gather in 5 days

Target: Select 18 from 30

HCM city:

  • Location: Thanh Long entertainment center – HCM city – 50 avenue, B8/251 Xã Phong Phu Commune, Binh Chanh sururban dist, HCM city.

4. Friendly match with Japan team

From 27 Aug to 31 Aug 2015.

  • Friendly match with Japan teen football team

  • Visit famous places in Japan

  1. INFORMATION ABOUT HEAD COACH:

Nguyen Hong Son is one of the best player of Vietnam National Football team and The Cong club in 1995 to 2001 period. Hong Son joined Military club (or The Cong) in 1988 and begin national football career from 1993. Firstly, Hong Son play as a striker then side midfelder. In nation championship in 1990, Hong Son took Goal King title. He used to get silver medal in SEA Games 18, 20 and Tiger Cup 1998, bronze medal in Tiger Cup 1996 and SEA Games 19. In 1998, after receiving “best player of Tiger Cup”, Hong Son received “best player in Asia” in August of 1998 and first “Vietnam Gold Ball” title. Up to 1999, he took second place in perform Football champion league organized by Pepsi (this champion league including many famous player such as David Beckham, Yorke, Ruis Cósta, Roberto Carlos,...) At the beginning of 2001, he took the second “Vietnam Gold Ball” title. Up to now, Hong Son is currently a trainor as well as deputy manager of training department in Viettel Sport center.

  1. REGISTRATION METHOD:

  • Registration documents:

-  filled and signed by parents of applicant (Compulsory)

-     Photocopy of birth certificate.(Provide on testing date)

  • Parents and applicants can choose 1 in 4 registration methods:

No.

Location

Registration method

1

Online registration

Fill in “Registration form” from website of Toyota Vietnam

< www.toyota.com.vn> 

2

Registration at TMV dealers offices in nationwide

Fill in “Registration form”  and send back to dealers from 08:00 to 16:00 in everyday of week (except Sat and Sun)

HN: 19/06/2015 - 03/07/2015

Đa Nang: 19/06/2015  - 10/07/2015

HCM city: 19/06/2015   - 17/07/2015

Can Tho: 19/06/2015    - 24/07/2015

(Please visit website www.toyota.com.vn for details about TMV dealers)

3

Registration at sports clubs & centers

Fill in “Registration form”  and send back from 08:00 to 17:00 in everyday of week

4

Registration on the Selection Date at 4 location

Fill in “Registration form”  in application table B area on preselect day.

HN: 6:30 – 8:30  Ngày 5/07/2015

Da Nang: 6:30 – 8:30  Ngày 12/07/2015

HCM city: 6:30- 8:30 Ngày 19/7/2015

Can Tho: 6:30-8:30 Ngày 26/7/2015

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