The 16 participating teams were divided into four groups and in each group, participating teams competed in a round-robin format to select the best four for the final rounds.

At the opening ceremony of the tournament. Source: VOV

In Group D, the team from the People's Army Newspaper defeated football team from the Digital Television (VTC) at the the score of 3-1.

The qualification round of the Northern region (Hanoi) will conclude on May 26.

Press Cup 2018 gathers 40 football teams, dividing into four regions. The other region's qualification rounds will take place from May 26 to May 28.

The top four teams from Hanoi and the others three teams as well as the champion of the Press Cup 2017 will compete in the final round which will be held from June 7 to 10 in Nghe An province.

Translated by Lam Anh