Lao U-16 Women’s National Football Team Achieves Goal
The U-16 Lao Women’s National Football Team has won the 2016 Lao Football Federation Championship and a trophy from the President of the Lao National Football Federation.
The competition was held at the Lao National Football Stadium in Vientiane Capital from August 7-13.
The competition drew seven football teams including Soukmixay Chaleurn Construction Company, Lao Women’s National Football, National Security Ministry, Savannakhet Province, Evo United, Mueang Many, and Xieng Khuang Province.
The Lao Women’s National Football was victorious over the National Security football team with score of 10-0.
The winner was awarded 4 million kip in cash (almost US$500). The first runner-up was awarded 3 million kip and the second runner-up, Soukmixay Chaleurn Construction Company, was awarded 2 million kip.
The games aim to develop and promote women’s football, to provide opportunities for Lao women to show off their talent at playing football, and also strengthen unity among players.
The awards ceremony was held on Aug 13 in the presence of Vice President of the Lao National Football Federation Mr. Khamphay Sipaserth, and Head of the Women’s Football Sub-Committee Ms Kanya Keomany.