Saigon Raiders were founded in 1990 as the first expatriate football team in Vietnam. Originally Scandinavian, we now boast members from all over the world. The Raiders are well known as a club with a fantastic spirit and the right approach to amateur football in Saigon. As our motto ‘More than a club, a lifestyle’ indicates, we strive for just as much fun off the pitch as on it.
A second motto could be ‘Raiders for life’. Former players stay with the club, attending matches and social events. This, along with our many nationalities, gives us our identity.
We are always looking for new and enthusiastic players. Even if you just want to train, or join in the socials, you are welcome.
If you want regular football in HCMC, we train every Tuesday night from 7.30-9.30pm at Tri Hai Football Complex in An Phu, District 2, just a 10 minute drive from Thao Dien. You pay nothing for your first session.
The flags were all at half-mast, the football pitches were instructed to be empty, and gun salutes were ready to be rolled out. People were lining the streets to mourn the end of – what some may deem – a successful career. One that began in a role of significance decades ago but had since […]
It was the first pre-season game of season 22/23. With 27 sign-ups not a bad start to the season. Coach Colin picked both teams and set up both formations. However, since he can’t divide himself into two coaches for a match, interim coach Chris made an appearance and took the black team. Kickoff. The red […]
Sitting in my bedroom, nearly a week on from the match, and to be honest, I can remember more about my first match as a Raider as opposed to this dismal result that we suffered in the hands of the poxy French. We’ve had a few results go against us lately, and I don’t think […]