|Nguyễn Văn Quyết (right) and Nguyễn Quang Hải (second, left), both of Hà Nội FC, at the awards ceremony in Hà Nội. — VNS Photo Trương Vị|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Nguyễn Văn Quyết has been named V.League Player of the Season for 2018 just days after his team Hà Nội FC were crowned champions.
The club captain was honoured at a gala ceremony yesterday jn Hà Nội.
"I think the title not only recognises the continuous efforts I have made but also the team as a whole because we have done a big job this season," said Quyết.
"I accept this honour for my teammates, my friends and my family who have been a source of constant support," he said.
Hà Nội FC sealed the title with five games to spare, setting a new league record.
His teammates were also recognised at the ceremony.
Midfielder Nguyễn Quang Hải, who is a key member of the U23 and Olympic squads, was named Young Player of the Season.
Speaking to fans yesterday Hải said he would consider the award a strong force to do it better for not only his club but the national football.
Chu Đình Nghiêm was named Best Coach while the Golden Boot went to Oseni Ganiyu Bolaji.
The organisers also presented awards to Best Goalkeeper, Goal of the Season and Team of the Season.
Teams and players from the First Division League were also honoured at the ceremony, along with the top referees.
Ngô Duy Lân was named Best Referee while Phạm Mạnh Long won Best Referee’s Assistant. — VNS