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MILO basketball tournament draws 156 teams
By Hung Le
Monday,  May 20, 2019,16:58 (GMT+7)

MILO basketball tournament draws 156 teams

By Hung Le

Students compete at the MILO Cup 2019 - PHOTO: LE HOANG

HCMC - MILO Cup 2019, a basketball tournament for students in HCMC, kicked off at Phu Tho Stadium in District 11 on May 18, with 156 teams from primary and secondary schools in the city competing.

Jointly organized by Nestlé Vietnam’s MILO brand, the General Department of Sports and Physical Training, and the HCMC Departments of Culture-Sports-Tourism and Education-Training, the tournament lasts until June 9.

As part of the “Active Vietnam” program initiated by Nestlé MILO, this 14th annual event is aimed at promoting sporting activities among school children and discovering basketball talent for the city.

The number of participating teams has increased continuously, from 60 teams in the first tournament to 156 teams in the 14th edition this year.

As part of the tournament, Nestlé MILO has provided more than 200 new basketball poles for primary schools in HCMC.

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