Champion crowned: Nortalic wins Anfield trip at Standard Chartered Cup 2023

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2023 16:11

The Nortalic team won the Standard Chartered Cup 2023. — Photo courtesy of the bank

The Standard Chartered Cup 2023, a five-a-side futsal tournament organised by Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam, has concluded with the Nortalic team emerging as the national champions.

With this triumph, Nortalic will receive a tour around Anfield stadium, the home of Liverpool Football Club in England, and take part in a professional training session at the LFC academic hosted by LFC legends and coaches. They will also watch a Liverpool game at their iconic Anfield Stadium.

In a nail-biting final, which was organised in Gia Định Stadium, BMT Group was the winning team in HCM City Qualifying leg. In the final round, Nortalic – the winning team in Hà Nội – triumphed over BMT Group by one goal to nil.

The awarding and closing ceremony of the Standard Chartered Cup 2023 saw the presence of LFC Legend Glen Johnson, who presented the championship trophy to Nortalic and extended congratulations to all the participating teams.

Michele Wee, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam said: “We are very honour to see so many of our client teams engaging in this event.

"Your passion and dedication have helped make the tournament a success. The Standard Chartered Cup is an example of how we strive to offer our partners and clients added benefits and exceptional experiences alongside world-class banking products and services. We will celebrate our 120-year operating in Việt Nam in 2024, affirming our long-term investment and commitment to the clients and the country.”

This is the fifth time the tournament has been held in Việt Nam, featuring 33 amateur teams representing the bank’s clients and staff. As the main sponsor of Liverpool Football Club, Standard Chartered is delighted to bring this valuable opportunity to Vietnamese amateur footballers and football fans. — VNS

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