Duc receives second coach-of-the-year title
HA NOI — SHB Da Nang's Le Huynh Duc has been voted Best Coach for the 2011-12 V-League season, according to the Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) on Monday.
|Proud moment: SHB Da Nang's Le Huynh Duc has been voted Best Coach for the 2011-12 V-League season. — File Photo
The 40-year-old trainer received nods from almost all members of the VFF's Coach Council, club coaches and the head of the league's governing body.
This is the second time Duc has been awarded the title. His first taste of recognition came in 2009 following a successful season when he led Da Nang to a league and cup double with victory in the V-League and the National Cup.
In other news, Ha Noi FC's Anjembe Timothy finished the season as the league's top scorer with 17 goals.
Meanwhile, Antonio Carlos of Sai Gon Xuan Thanh has been recognised as the V-League's overall top scorer over the last 10 years, according to VFF statistics.
The Brazilian, who has netted 87 goals, was followed closely by Viet Nam's Le Cong Vinh, who has won the Golden Ball award three times, with 85 goals, while Huynh Kesley of Sai Gon Xuan Thanh rounded up the top three with 76 goals. — VNS