Việt Nam’s U23 gamers practising in Hà Nội. They’ll compete on the upcoming SEA Video games. Picture of VFF
HÀ NỘI — Taking part nations’ representatives agreed on numerous actions for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Video games on the second chief-de-mission assembly on March 18 in Hà Nội.
Delegates who took half on-line and offline had been up to date on the newest details about Việt Nam’s preparation for the thirty first Video games, comparable to competitors programmes, venues, logistics, transportation, import-export process, safety, well being and anti-doping points.
In addition they mentioned and agreed on skilled and technical issues and prompt concepts that the hosts famous, and promised suggestions as quickly as potential.
One of many important considerations was about soccer tournaments throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Delegates requested organisers to extend the variety of gamers who might be registered to greater than normal on the Could competitors.
Initially, every staff could make an inventory of 20 gamers, together with three over-23 years outdated.
If gamers are affected by COVID-19, groups will nonetheless have sufficient gamers to proceed on the event.
Lê Thị Hoàng Yến, deputy director of the Việt Nam Sports activities Administration, stated the thirty first SEA Video games organisers would speak with the Việt Nam Soccer Federation to think about and approve the proposal.
The deadline for soccer staff registration is March 30, and the draw will probably be in mid-April.
The lads’s group rounds will probably be held from Could 6-25 in Việt Trì Stadium in Phú Thọ Province and Thiên Trường Stadium in Nam Định. Semi-finals and closing matches will happen in Hà Nội’s Mỹ Đình Stadium.
The ladies’s soccer tournaments will probably be held in Cẩm Phả Stadium in Quảng Ninh Province and PFV Stadium in Hưng Yên, from Could 11-21.
Relating to COVID, Yến stated delegations can be allowed to switch their opponents earlier than they arrive in Việt Nam. Nevertheless, if athletes had been examined optimistic throughout their competitions, their outcomes would be cancelled, and no substitutes can be accepted.
“Athletes who’ve shut contacts with F0 athletes won’t be remoted and will probably be allowed to compete if their assessments are unfavourable. Organisers will arrange strict COVID-19 management measures, repeatedly perform assessments and save locations for sufferers to obtain remedy,” Yến stated.
About spectators and supporters on the Video games, Yến stated totally different plans had been made relying on circumstances. Competitions could shut, be open for restricted followers or welcome everybody, however in all instances, they won’t be requested to check for COVID-19.
The organisers stated all gymnasiums, stadiums and sports activities complexes had been virtually carried out. They are going to be able to host pre-SEA Video games tournaments from early April.
SEA Video games chef de missions in a gathering on March 18 in Hà Nội. Picture of organisers
Delegates may have inspection excursions to venues in Hà Nội, Bắc Ninh and Quảng Ninh on March 19. In April, organisers will make closing checks to make sure the success of the Video games.
The thirty first SEA Video games is scheduled for Could 12-23 in Hà Nội and 11 different provinces and cities.
“We respect ASEAN nations’ assist for us and hope to obtain your arms in actively sharing and becoming a member of within the profitable organisation of the thirty first SEA Video games,” stated Minister of Tradition, Sports activities and Tourism Nguyễn Văn Hùng.
“Though we have now met many difficulties as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, Việt Nam has labored onerous to arrange for the regional largest sporting pageant, ‘For a Stronger Southeast Asia’,” he stated.
That is the second time the nation has hosted the SEA Video games.
The upcoming Video games will function 40 sports activities in 526 classes and welcome round 10,000 contributors. — VNS