Vietnam's best footballers win sports media awards

Song Lam Nghe An FC striker Le Cong Vinh was awarded the V-League Golden Ball award for 2006 in a vote by sports journalists from across Vietnam. In the awards ceremony held at the Lan Anh Club in Ho Chi Minh City, Dong Tam Long An FC midfielder Nguyen Minh Phuong received the Silver Ball and Le Tan Tai from Khanh Hoa FC got the Bronze Ball. Tien Giang FC defender Long Giang was named as the best youth footballer of 2006.In women's football, Dao Thi Mien from Ha Tay FC was named as the Golden Ball winner. Kim Chi and Tuyet Mai were tipped for the Silver and Bronze Ball respectively, reported AFCMedia.