The event was attended by Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien, Commander of the Vietnam Border Guard.

Lieutenant General Hoang Xuan Chien presents competition flags to teams.

This is one of the activities in celebration of the 60th founding anniversary of the Vietnam Border Guard (March 3, 1959 – 2019) and the 30th whole-people Border Guard Day (March 3, 1989 – 2019).

The final round of the tournament is participated by eight teams of provincial border guard commands that won the qualifying round in 2018.

The tournament aims at promoting the physical training movement in the whole force, encouraging troops to keep fit to fulfill all assigned missions.

At the opening ceremony, teams took an oath to uphold the fair-play spirit and sportsmanship.

As scheduled, the final match will be held on February 25. The champions will receive the cup and VND 100 million (USD 4,300) of prize.

Translated by Chung Anh