GIA LAI (VNS) — Hoang Anh Gia Lai have opted not to re-sign contracts with 20 players in order to use their self-trained athletes in the coming season.
After the success of his U19 team in recent tournaments, Doan Nguyen Duc, owner of the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Club and the Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal JMG Academy, has decided to push the young team to play at the V-League, the national premier league.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai's U19 players, who are key members of the national U19 team, placed second in three recent international competitions
Last week, they won the championship of the annual International U21 Football Tournament in Can Tho City.
The team, which placed ninth in the 2014 V-League, has decided to keep only eight of their senior players. — VNS