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Dong Thap find sponsorship for V-League return

Update: November, 15/2014 - 08:20
Dong Thap used to be the leading club in the western region. They won the national championships in 1989 and 1996 and provided a number of players for the national team. — Photo baomoi

HCM CITY (VNS) — Dong Thap will return to the V-League next year after the club were forced to quit this season's competition earlier this month due to lack of funding .

According to Dong Thap Province's People's Committee, Hong Quang Work Construction & Real Estate Investment Joint Stock Company will be the new sponsor for the team next year, and the company will buy the club's VND15 billion (US$714,000) debt.

Dong Thap used to be the leading club in the western region. They won the national championships in 1989 and 1996 and provided a number of players for the national team.

With Dong Thap's return, the V-League will have 14 teams for the 2015 season. — VNS

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