FootballHÀ NỘI — Hà Nội Police Club, after defeating defending champions Hà Nội FC and strong contenders Viettel, are poised to clinch the V.League 1 2023 trophy in their first season since gaining promotion. Hà Nội Police have a two-point lead over Hà Nội, giving them control over their destiny. In the first leg of the event, Hà Nội and Viettel both defeated Hà Nội Police with scores of 2-0 and 2-1, respectively. However, in the second leg, which would decide the champions, Hà Nội Police turned the tables by defeating Hà Nội 2-1 and then Viettel 3-0, propelling them towards the finish line. Currently, Hà Nội Police are leading the tournament with 37 points from 19 matches, holding a two-point advantage over Hà Nội FC.