News and Stories

Christmas present from Nordcham

FFAV is delighted to receive the donation from Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (Nordcham) from its Christmas party. Nordcham has supported FFAV activities several times and recently with the FFAV Cup 2016. From the Auction in the Christmas party, Nordcham has successfully raised USD 3,450 to support FFAV’s football …

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Children help children

Since 2011 our friends in Sogn and Fjordane Football Federation on the west coast of Norway organized tournaments for the youngest players (aged from 6 to 10 years), and fundraise for children and youth in Vietnam, more specifically for Hong Tien football club and neighboring football clubs in Huong Tra …

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The first club fundraising workshop

Increasing club self-funding is one of the focuses of FFAV in the handover period where all related activities will be self-implemented and self-financed by the schools and community. With that aim, the fundraising group was established and debuted with the first fundraising workshop for clubs in Phong Dien district. This …

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Parents and children football

Grassroots football clubs can only be sustainable if they are ran and managed by dedicated locals with a love for football and their community. Realizing that parents will fully support activities that bring benefits to their children, parents are the most promising voluntary source that FFAV looks at. In order …

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Capacity building strategy for grassroots football coaches

To successfully implement the project handover process to local partners but still guarantee the effect of the project in developing grassroots football in Thua Thien Hue province in particular and Vietnam in general, FFAV will focus on building capacity for local partners to help them take over and manage all …

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If the children are having fun, we’re having fun

This past Sunday on October 30, 2016 I was able to attend my third Fun Football Festival (FFF). The FFF was held in the district of A Luoi, a mountainous district close to the Laos border. The weather was cool, with an overcast of clouds passing through the sky, bringing …

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Our Dream Forward

Football for All in Vietnam (FFAV) continues to seek out important funding opportunities to ensure that both sustainability and capacity building are achieved in the coming years. In doing so, members of FFAV have worked countless hours and continuously in seeking the appropriate funding from various sources. To that end, over …

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Special audiences

On October 23rd 2016, a Fun Football Festival took place at the stadium in Phu Vang district. It was a sunny, autumn day in October where I saw many viewers paying attention in watching football matches. And luckily, I had a chance to talk and listen to their interesting stories. …

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Women’s Day and Girls’ Empowerment

On October 20, 2016 we celebrate Vietnamese Women’s Day. It is day where we show gratitude to all the women in our lives, from our mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, and friends. Because of them we live a world that is nothing short of spectacular. They provide all of us with …

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Fundraising group

With an aim of building capacity for clubs in fundraising and spreading the self-financed football club model, FFAV has established a fundraising group with the participation of enthusiastic and dynamic members in fundraising.  The fundraising group consists of 10 members including 4 FFAV representatives, and 6 representatives from Huong An club, …

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