Today (November 16) in Hanoi, the Organizing Committee including the Young Pioneers and Children’s Newspapers, TV Basketball and the American Academy of Education and Sports ASA officially announced the basketball tournament of the Pioneer and Children Newspapers. Council for the school year 2022 – 2023. In the second time of being organized, the tournament organizes an extra high school competition next to the junior high school level, which has existed since the first year with the participation of the total. plus 48 teams.
Mr. Phan Thanh Binh – Chairman of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Sports Education ASA, Deputy Head of the Organizing Committee of the tournament, administering the draw ceremony
With the home and away League competition format, creating attractiveness while helping players have more opportunities to compete, rubbing against the number of matches and also creating the identity and cheering of schools with teams. attend. A special point, this year’s tournament applies the “3-second defense” rule for the first time. This competition rule encourages teams to participate in the tournament with a 1-1 defense plan, enhancing the athletes’ mobility and reflexes, helping athletes maximize their individual skills to make the matches more enjoyable. should be more attractive, open and professional quality.
Representatives of BTC and sponsors take souvenir photos with the representative athletes to receive the jerseys and balls
The tournament will be held from November 2022 to the end of May 2023 with the competition format divided into two phases. Competition time is on weekdays after school. Postponed matches will be played over the weekend. The organizers expect the tournament to contribute to promoting the school sports movement, creating a playground to help middle and high school students have the opportunity to compete and show their love for basketball; School blocks have extra extracurricular sports outside of school hours. The prize for the winning team is 10 million VND, the second place is 5 million VND and the third place is 3 million VND.