|Vietnamese PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc (second left) and Japanese PM Shinzo Abe (third left) at the signing ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding on bilateral football co-operation in Tokyo on Monday. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
TOKYO — The Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) and Japan Football Association (JFA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on bilateral football co-operation at an event held at Japanese Prime Minister (PM) Shinzo Abe’s office in Tokyo on Monday.
Among the attendants were Vietnamese PM Nguyễn Xuân Phúc, VFF deputy chairman Trần Quốc Tuấn and VFF general secretary Lê Hoài Anh, JFA President Kozo Takashima and general secretary Suhara Kiyotaka.
The signing was implemented during the ongoing Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Japan.
Under the deal, VFF and JFA agreed to support each other at regional and international football forums, exchange human resources for football development and provide assistance and training opportunities to national teams.
The two sides also pledged to share experience in football equipment management and football-related legal issues, while enabling each other’s trainers, referees and officials to attend seminars held in each nation to exchange knowledge on football. — VNS