V-League secures naming sponsor from round 10

The Vietnam Football Federation has signed a sponsorship contract with European Plastics Window Company for the current V-League national football championships. The league has played without a naming sponsor since its current season commemced on 15 January.

The previous sponsor, Dat Viet Sport Marketing company, withdrew its commitment following match fixing allegations among U-23 national team members at the SEA Games last December in the Philippines and in past national championships.

As the signing ceremony yesterday, the VFF’s exclusive marketer, the Vietnam Football Development Joint Stock Company, signed a one-year contract with the interior decoration business. "We are so happy today that the national championship have found funding and sponsors have not turned their back on football after such a serious crisis," said VFF’s general secretary Tran Quoc Tuan.

The VFF expects the tournament will bear the new name Eurowindow V-League from the 10th round on Sunday.