Following some success in the Beijing Olympic qualifiers, the Vietnamese men's football team is finding sponsors again and hopes to rake in US$750,000 this season. Duong Nghiep Khoi, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), said the team would have three main sponsors. Mr. Duong Nghiep Khoi, deputy general secretary of the Vietnam Football Federation … [Read more...] about New sponsorship deals: good days back for Vietnam football?
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The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) will call on relevant agencies to look into the shocking 2-4 defeat of Vietnam against Malaysia in the second leg of their 2014 AFF Suzuki Cup semifinal, its chairman said after the match in Hanoi on Thursday. Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Football Federation to request probe into AFF Cup home defeat against Malaysia
The heated atmosphere between Malaysian and Vietnamese football fans after Sunday’s AFF Suzuki Cup semifinal first leg has not ended even with both teams now in Hanoi to prepare for the return game; in fact, it has spread to the Internet and hackers already began to take part. Vietnamese supporters took to forums, newswires, and social networks to complain about, criticize and condemn the Malaysian players for repeatedly fouling their beloved footballers, and fans for attacking them in the stands during the first leg at the Shah Alam Stadium in Kuala Lumpur. … [Read more...] about Vietnam football fans vent anger online after violent Malaysia win
A local football (soccer) pundit has slammed the intention by the chairman of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) to send the national under-19 team to compete in the Southeast Asian Games and even the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, following their recent impressive performances. thSoutheast Asian Games in Singapore next year. … [Read more...] about Vietnam football body rapped for wanting to send youth team to World Cup qualifiers
Nine players of V-League side Vissai Ninh Binh, who admitted to having won US$37,700 after betting on their own match against Malaysian rivals at an Asian cup last month, will be prohibited from engaging in football (soccer) in Vietnam forever, a top Vietnamese football official has said. >> Vietnamese players admit betting on own AFC Cup match "All the players involved will be permanently eliminated from football activities in Vietnam," Le Hung Dung, chairman of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), told Tuoi Tre ahead of his trip to Malaysia for an Asian Football Confederation scheduled for April 12. Dung also hailed Vissai Ninh Binh club owner Hoang Manh Tuong's decision to voluntarily withdraw from the ongoing 2014 V-League, the country's top-flight tournament, where they are in third place from the bottom, to battle this dishonesty. "Correcting the professional ethics of Vietnamese footballers and purifying local football life are our top priorities," … [Read more...] about Vietnam footballers who betted on own Asia game to get life ban