Leading Vietnamese Football Investor Arrested

By Community | August 22, 2012

Nguyen Duc Kien one of Vietnam’s a major investor in the country’s football league has been arrested by police at his luxury villa in Hanoi.

Nguyen successfully launched his breakaway football league after a bitter clash with the state football federation. Now he is being charged with conducting “illegal business” by failing to obtain the appropriate licenses and registration for three small investment companies that he chairs also serves as Hanoi FC Chair and chair of a business that runs the country’s professional football association, the V-League.{jcomments on}