|Lê Hoài Anh, general secretary of the VFF (left), and Lê Trọng Khương, general director of Hưng Thịnh Land, at the signing ceremony. — Photo bongdaplus.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Hưng Thịnh Land Corporation yesterday inked a five-year sponsorship deal with the Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) in Hà Nội worth VNĐ100 billion (US$4,347,000) for Vietnamese women’s football.
The deal will start on January 1, 2020.
At the signing ceremony, Vice-State President Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh thanked the company for its long-term commitment to backing the development of Vietnamese women's football.
“At the SEA Games 30, Việt Nam's women's football team defended their title to make it the sixth time they have won the regional crown. We hope there will be bigger targets in the future including the World Cup,” said Lê Trọng Khương, general director of Hưng Thịnh Land.
“Each year, our company will sponsor the team VNĐ20 billion to help the VFF pay the player's salaries and finance youth and senior training.
According to Lê Hoài Anh, general secretary of VFF, the Hưng Thịnh Land deal will supply 50-55 per cent of the funds needed for Vietnamese women’s football.
Hưng Thịnh Land specialises in real estate with 17 years of experience. The company is a regular sponsor of Vietnamese football.
Yesterday, a company representative presented the national women’s football team with VNĐ1 billion and the coaches VNĐ300 million as promised after they triumphed at the SEA Games this year. — VNS