Vietnam plan tournament to mark Hanoi birthday

HANOI - Vietnam will clash with Japan, South Korea and Italian Serie A club side AC Milan in a four-team tournament next year to mark Hanoi's 1,000th birthday, media reported on Friday.

The Sports General Department and Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) will stage the Thang Long Football Cup in October, to mark the 1,000th year of the establishment of the city formerly known as Thang Long, ThanhNienNews.com reported.