17:12 | 18/05/2014 Companies
(VEN) - The global final round of the Cup Standard Chartered Futsal Championship 2014 took place at the Anfield stadium in the UK attracting 14 teams from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Joining the championship as the Vietnamese representative for the first time, the Hoa Binh Construction & Real Estate Corporation (HBC) football team became the 2014 Cup Standard Chartered champion after claiming a 1-0 victory over Singapore in the final match of the Standard Chartered Trophy tournament at Liverpool’s Anfield stadium on May 13.
1,200 football teams from 14 countries and territories applied for the 2014 tournament which is an annual event organized since 2012 by the Standard Chartered Bank for countries where the bank operates.
The tournament was held in Vietnam this year for the first time attracting 17 domestic football teams. The Vietnam team had played six preliminary matches before going to the final match./.