On the occasion of welcoming the New Year of the Bunpimay Festival of Lao PDR and 60th anniversary of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) establishment (May 29, 1959 – May 29, 2019), a friendly football match between NAPA students and Lao students studying at the Academy was organized at Lang Pagoda Football Stadium on April 11, 2019.
The match was attended and cheered by Mr. Tran Toan Trung – Deputy Secretary of NAPA Youth Union, Chairman of NAPA Student Association; Mr. Tran Nguyen Quan – member of NAPA Youth Union Executive Committee, Vice Chairman of NAPA Student Association; Mr. Hoang Quang Dung – member of the Executive Committee of NAPA Student Association; Ms. Dinh Thu Ha – member of the Executive Committee of NAPA Student Association, representative of Lao student Contact Board at NAPA and other NAPA students.
The match was inspired by enthusiastic cheers of the fans on the stadium. The players of the two teams played vigorously in a spirit of fair play. They showed extremely beautiful passes to the audience. After 50 minutes of fierce competition, as the final results, NAPA team won the match with a score of 6-4.
This is a practical activity held by NAPA Student Association to welcome the great events of the two countries. It is also an opportunity to promote sports movement among NAPA students and to strengthen solidarity and sharing in learning and training between students of the two countries.