THACO will become the diamond sponsor for the tournament in the next 3 years. This year tournament recently organized its press conference and group stage draw on August 31 in Ho Chi Minh City. 


At the press conference, THACO President Pham Van Tai stated, “As the founder of a 60,000-employee corporation, THACO Chairman Tran Ba Duong deeply understands the needs of our workers and those across the country as a whole. Therefore, it is our culture to fully appreciate and support this type of football tournaments and to create a healthy playground to improve physical health and working spirit of the workers – those who create material wealth for the society.”

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The THACO executive added the corporation decided to deliver a three-year sponsorship for the event to maintain and expand its scale and professional operations, aiming to promote sports activities among the national workers and give them more inspiration in physical training.

The National Worker’s Football Championship 2023 was organized by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor, Tuoi Tre Newspaper, and the Vietnam Football Federation.

The tournament follows the 7-a-side football format set by the Vietnam General Department of Sports and Physical Training. Qualification will be held from September to October, with 64 teams across 8 regions across Vietnam: Hai Phong, Hanoi, Nghe An, Binh Dinh, Quang Nam, Binh Duong, Ho Chi Minh City, and Can Tho. The 8 top teams after the qualification round, 2 from each region, will compete in the finals in November 2023. The tournament has total prizes amounting to VND840 million along with other valuable gifts.