The Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) has increased its prize money awards for the upcoming VFF Championship League 2021.

VFF Executive has endorsed and approved the cash prizes as follows: 1st place-VT2.5 mil, 2nd -VT1mil, 3rd -VT500,000, 4th -VT200,000, 5th,6th ,7th and 8th – VT100,000.

VFF’s Competition Manager, Bong Shem stated that the cash prize increase was made in accordance to few propositions.

“Firstly, to improve the football standard within all VFF MAs in country, to address COVID19 difficulties regarding economy trends for clubs and MA’s, and also with OFC giving in some cash awards for teams qualifying for the O-League 2020 quarter finals, later postponed by the COVID19 pandemic, the VFF executive has proposed to endorsed the cash prize increase.

“The format for this year’s competition has seen all teams drawn into two respective pools, with all matches to take place at the Lugainville Soccer Stadium,” said Mr Shem.

With only three weeks left before the competition kicks off, Mr Shem is appealing to all MAs to complete their qualification rounds as soon as possible and to submit their qualification documents to VFF before participating in the tournament.

The VFF Champions League will take place on the 23rd June -3rd July 2021.

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