General Director of Toyota VietnamYoshihisa Maruta (F) and VPF's General Director Cao Van Chong at the signing ceremony (Source: thethao.tuoitre.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) - Toyota Motor Vietnam (TMV) and the Vietnam Professional Football Company (VPF) signed on December 24 a contract to sponsor the national premier league, which will begin on February 20, 2016.

It is the second consecutive year, TMV has sponsored the tournament under the official name Toyota V-League 1-2016.

A total of 14 professional football teams are expected to take part in next year tournament, playing 182 matches from February 20 to September 18.

Besides valuable prices for outstanding teams, and people’s choice awards will be maintained such as outstanding team, best club, best young player, best fan club.-VNA