- V-League 2020 can be cancelled if...18:22 | 09/08/2020
In the meeting of VPF on August 7th, some issues related to V-League organization were discussed.
In the periodic meeting of VPF, exchanges about information and agreement on organizing the rest of the season were given out.
Accordingly, the organization board still give priority to organizing 3 professional competitions, including V-League, National First League 2 and National Cup, and decide a deadline for the competitions to be back. However, if the Covid-19 pandemic is not under control after the above deadline, the competitions can be still cancelled.
At present, the pandemic is still happening complicatedly on a large scale, especially in big cities such as Hanoi, Đà Nẵng, and Hồ Chí Minh City. There are up to 5 clubs in these 3 big cities, including Hanoi FC, Viettel FC, SHB Đà Nẵng, HCMC FC, and Saigon FC. If the pandemic cannot be controlled, it is much possible that the Government will not permit community activities, mentioning this is the worst case.
In the press meeting on July 28th, VPF’s Chairman Mr.Trần Anh Tú affirmed to make efforts to continue the competitions: “At present, the main budget of Vietnam football comes from sponsors. In principle, we have to comply with sponsorship contracts and ensure rights of the sponsors. Thus, in case the competitions are not continued without any force majeure reason, breach of the contracts will lead to several consequences.”
Source – Bongda.com.vn
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