As usual, in October each year – Dat Thu football fans back toward Binh Duong stadium to welcome the traditional league of the province’s sports – Bing Duong Television International Football Tournament, the latest feature of this year is Becamex IDC Corporation to become the main donor instead of Tan Hiep Phat Group after 11 continuous years of its donation. In addition, the football league is also funded by other auxiliary sponsors, this presents a strong socialization in sport activities. With a new name, the Binh Duong Television International Football Tournament – also known as the 12th Becamex IDC Cup of year 2011 also has a new face and new vitality.
At exactly 5.45 pm, the opening ceremony of Binh Duong Television International Football League – 12th Becamex IDC Cup in 2001 shall be kicked-off. From a movement tournament, the BTV – Becamex IDC Cup has shown the great progress in terms of both organization and professional quality. BTV Becamex IDC Cup 2011 has not been only a playground which helps domestic football clubs get chances of coming into contact with powerful foreign clubs in the region and in the world in order to accumulate more playing experiences for the national championship season, but it has also gained high appreciation and special attention from Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and International Association Football Federation (FIFA) since it was formally put into playing systems in 2003 and 2007 by AFC and FIFA, respectively.
With the participation of four domestic clubs including Vicem Hai Phong, SHB-Da Nang, Saigon Xuan Thanh and the host, Becamex – Binh Duong and four international guests, including the runner-up of BTV N1 Cup 2010 – Matsubara (Brasil), SC Villa (Uganda), MSK Petralka (Slovakia ) and East Bengal (India), BTV Becamex IDC Cup 2011 promises to offer fans the attractive matches with specific football styles of each region of Vietnam also as the world. BTV Becamex IDC Cup 2011 was officially kicked-off. 8 football teams, 16 matches and one championship Cup shall promise to delicate audiences exciting matches in the 2011-football season
Honored participants in the Opening Ceremony include:
- Mr Nguyen Minh Triet – the President of Socialist Republic of Vietnam
- Mr Vu Minh Sang – Vice Secretary of Provincial Committee of the party – Chairman of People’s Council of Binh Duong Province
- Mr Le Thanh Cung – Vice Secretary of Provincial Committee of the party – Chairman of People’s Council of Binh Duong Province
- Mr Huynh Van Nhi – Vice Chairman of People’s Council of Binh Duong Province
- Mr Le Hung Dung-Vice Chairman of Vietnam Football Federation
- The leaders of departments, sections and agencies of Binh Duong province
- Leadership board of BECAMEX-IDC One-Membered Company Limited
- Representatives of Binh Duong Trading and Development JSC., – Co-sponsor for BTV Becamex IDC Cup 2011
- And football teams from Brazil, Slovakia, Uganda, India and Vietnam’s teams including Becamex Bình Duong, Vicen-Hai Phong, SHB-Đa Nang, Sai Gan-Xuan Thanh.