16:04 | 01/09/2016 Society
(VEN) - Following the success of the 1st Saigon Rugby 10s Tournament last year, the Al Fresco’s Group (AFG) with kind sponsoring from JCB Card and Magner's Cider continues to organize the 2nd Saigon Rugby 10s at RMIT University, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City from 9am to 6pm, on Saturday 17 September 2016.
This year, the tournament welcomes 16 teams from many countries and territories comprising Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Cambodia, China and our Host team in Saigon, the Geckos, the Hanoi Dragons, plus a resident Japanese team Ohyayo Nippon.
The aim of Saigon Rugby 10s is to put Vietnam on the map for the local and regional circuits of International Rugby Teams who wish to travel, compete and enjoy fun rugby tournaments.
The tournament day also enriches the weekend entertainment activities in Saigon and provides an exciting playground for players, sponsors, officials and spectators who wish to enjoy a family day out and watch live sport.
Additionally, there will be a Kids Rugby Clinic, hosted by the resident Rugby Team, The Saigon Geckos and a couple of ex Australian Wallabies Players. This is a great opportunity for kids to get a taste of the sport.
“The event is also to assist the Tourism Ministry in attracting tourists to Saigon. We are expecting approximately 300 people to travel from abroad to attend and compete in this year’s tournament,” said a member of Tournament Organization Board.
Great Food and Beverage available all day… A Massive Kids Zone with a chance to pe into Virtual Reality and other games courtesy of iKnow IT Company in Thao Dien…Bouncy castle, Bucking Bull and live feed International Championship Rugby!
This is NOT just a great day of International Rugby it is a BIG DAY OUT for the whole family!
Admission is Free and the action starts from 9am until 6pm.
For more information: http://bit.ly/saigonruby10svn