Former MU striker Dwight Yorke to visit Vietnam

(VOV) -Ho Chi Minh football lovers will have a chance to exchange with Former Manchester United (MU) striker Dwight Yorke at the BIDV Manchester United Cup 2014 championships to take place in the city on November 8-9.

Born in 1971 in Canaan, Trinidad and Tobago, Dwight Yorke started his career by playing for Aston Villa FC for nine years. He then joined Manchester United, a move which helped him climb to the top of his career with three historic scores in 1999.

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Nicknamed “The Smiling Assassin”, Yorke performed for MU over four years, playing in 95 matches and scoring 47 goals.

The football competition is set for the country’s three big cities including Ho Chi Minh City (November 8), Hanoi (November 15), and Danang (November 21).

The best four teams of each region will move on to the finals taking place in the city of Da Nang on November 23.

The winner of the championships will win VND100 million in cash. The runner-up and third place will get VND50 million and VND30 million, respectively.

Last year, the event attracted nearly 300 teams with more than 1,400 amateur players.