Defending champions HCM City One got off to a rousing start to the 2018 National Women’s Football Championship when they thrashed sister side HCM City Two with a comprehensive 4-0 beating this week.

In the other match of the day, Hanoi also began their campaign on a winning note with a 1-0 win over Phong Phu Ha Nam 1-0.

The first leg of the 2018 National Women’s Football Championship begins this week with seven teams taking part where other than the two teams from HCM City and Phong Phu Ha Nam as well as Hanoi, the other teams are TNG Thai Nguyen, Vinacomin and Son La.

The first leg of the competition will be from 21 May to 11 June with the second leg to be announced at a later date.

After the two legs, the top four teams will advance to the semi-finals to vie for the two final places.

The winning team will take home VND300 million (USD 13,200), runners up VND200 million (USD 8,800), and third placed VND100 million (USD 4,400).

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