AIC 2023 is being held in Vietnam from November 9 to December 24. Initially, the tournament was about expectations for the achievements of the representatives of the Vietnamese Lien Quan. Undeniably, fans of SGP, VGM or GGL have been looking forward to explosive confrontations and displays of dedication from the players. But the reality is that all three representatives of the AOG region officially stopped, became spectators, and cheered for other teams as the host country.
Regret is understandable. And for MC Phuong Thao – a girl who has been involved in Lien Quan Mobile’s tournaments for many years and is also the “mother shrimp”, this sadness is multiplied. Sharing behind-the-scenes moments, the female MC confided: “These are probably the most regretful moments behind the scenes yesterday… Vietnam officially no longer has any representatives at AIC 2023…”.
It was not difficult for viewers to see that the female MC had an extremely quick emotional change. While she was sad and regretful about the home team’s defeat behind the scenes, when she interviewed the other team’s players, she immediately “turned on the mood” and happily congratulated her victory. Phuong Thao’s efforts to “act” well made fans admire her even more. She temporarily put aside her personal feelings and created a professional working image in the eyes of international friends.
Deep inside, filled with many feelings, this beauty confided: “Even though she is used to interviewing her team after Vietnam lost, this time it was a match in the group stage, not the final.. It’s really sad.
2023 ended early for AOG, a year full of emotions, each at its peak and each in failure. But regrets are always part of the journey anyway. The next 2 weeks will probably be sad… But we will still go to work normally, still contribute, and still be a good and civilized host! Hope the audience will still accompany us! And hopefully AOG will come back strongly in 2024!”.
MC Phuong Thao is a familiar face to everyone who follows Lien Quan Mobile tournaments. She was awarded the title “National MC” of Lien Quan by the community and is an indispensable part of this game’s domestic and international tournaments. Last year, MC Phuong Thao participated in both of the largest Esports events held in Vietnam: SEA Games 31 and Arena of Valor Premier League (APL) 2022 as a big stage MC. Also here, her professionalism when smoothly handling the slip and fall incident right on the final stage. Beautiful, smart, sharp, MC Phuong Thao is increasingly scoring big points in the eyes of the domestic and foreign community.