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V-League 1 wins gold in “Best Developing Football League of 2018” category

Vietnam’s V- League 1 won gold in “Best Developing Football League of the Year” category by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) at the 2018 SPIA Asia (Sports Industry) awards night in Bangkok yesterday. 

 Chairman of the Vietnam Professional Football (VPF) Tran Anh Tu (the second from the left) receives the awards from SPIA Asia

Chairman of the Vietnam Professional Football (VPF) Tran Anh Tu (the second from the left) receives the awards from SPIA Asia

This is the first time Vietnam’s V- League honorly received the awards. During two recent days, the SPIA Asia has organized seminars about sport sectors in Thailand with attendance of Asian sport companies and businesses. 

SPIA Asia last night also held a solemn awards aiming to announce and honor 20 winners in sport categories. 

 V-League 1 wins gold in “Best Developing Football League of 2018” category ảnh 1 Vietnamese fans at Thien Truong stadium (photo:Minh Hoang)
In the category of “Best Developing Football League of the Year, Vietnam’s V- League 1, Indonesia’s Liga 1, the Philippines’s PFL, Singapore’s S- League, India’s I- League, Bhutan, Guam, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan were in a list of top ten nomination.

Vietnam’s V- League - a representative runner up from the Southeast Asia earned gold.
The silver and bronze awards belonged to India and Indonesia respectively. 

 V-League 1 wins gold in “Best Developing Football League of 2018” category ảnh 2 Vietnam’s V- League 1 wins gold in “Best Developing Football League of the Year” category 



BY QUOC CUONG- Translated by Huyen Huong

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