South Korean Lee Tae Hoon becomes head coach of Hoàng Anh Gia Lai. — Photo bongdanet.vn
HÀ NỘI — Hoàng Anh Gia Lai assigned South Korean Lee Tae Hoon as their head coach today.
Lee was previously a technical assistant at the V.League 1’s former champions. He is currently an assistant of the national team head coach Park Hang-seo.
Lee replaced Dương Minh Ninh who decided to leave his seat after a 0-3 loss to Quảng Nam in the sixth round match on Sunday. It was their fourth defeat this season, pushing them to No 11 in the ranking.
Minh took his responsibility and appologied supporters. He would continue working as a coach assistant at the club.
Lee, 58, will take his new role on April 28 when Hoàng Anh Gia Lai play Thanh Hoá on home turf in Pleiku.
Lee, head coach of the Cambodian U23 team in the past, promised to work best and improve his team’s result soon. His contract valid until the end of the season and the two sides will discuss about his future after that. — VNS