|HAGL Group Agrees Deal with Lao FA|
|Football / Soccer|
Friday, 26 October 2012 06:01
Vietnamese company, HAGL Group has expanded its football sponsorship portfolio with a new US$200,000 deal supporting the Lao Football Association.
Under the two-year deal, HAGL will help the Lao Football Association recruit a new coach for its national team. The company will also back a team called the 'Hoang Anh Attapeu Football Club' that will compete in the Lao Prime Minister Cup next month and in next year’s Lao League.
The company will also be a major sponsor of the Lao League from 2013.
The Chairman of HAGL, Doan Nguyen Duc, has supported football in Asia for several years.
Duc backed Laos’s national teams from 2008 to 2010 and played an important role in the SEA Games that, held in Vietnam in 2009. He has also help pay the salaries for key Lao football personnel and contributed funding for a football academy.