Viettel FC coach Trương Việt Hoàng has said his players are playing better than his generation who won the national title with Thể Công in 1998.
Senegalese defender Pape Diakite of HCM City FC slammed refereeing decisions and accused star national team midfielder Nguyen Quang Hải of diving in the V.League 1 over the weekend on his Facebook page.
The 23-year-old Hà Nội FC midfielder scored one goal and assisted another to make sure his side came from behind and lifted the trophy with a 2-1 win on September 20.
With the first leg of the twice-postponed V.League 1 season over, Sài Gòn FC top the table with only one defeated in 13 matches.
Hoàng Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) have appointed assistants Nguyễn Văn Đàn and Dương Minh Ninh as coaches for the rest of the V.League 1 season, replacing Lee Tae-hoon.
This is the third time Quyến has won a title after moving into coaching after a glittering but controversial playing career.