At the ceremony to announce to renew Yanmar's sponsorship held on July 23 (Photo: VNA)

 

Hanoi (VNA) - Japan-based Yanmar company will continue to be the main sponsor for the national men’s football team and U23 team, heard a ceremony to renew the sponsorship on July 23.

At the event, Secretary General of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Le Hoai Anh lauded the company’s efforts since March 2015 to improve practice environment, contributing to the development of the Vietnamese national football team.

According to Director General of the company Takehito Yamaoka, Yanmar will also sponsor the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018.

The final round of the tournament will be held from November 8 to December 15. Vietnam are in Group A with Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia.

Group B consists of Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and the winner of a play-off match between Timor Leste and Brunei.

Yanmar hopes that with its sponsorship, the Vietnam national men’s football team will harvest new successes in the future, especially towards the goal of becoming the champion at the AFF Suzuki Cup this year, he noted.

Earlier, the Vietnam Professional Milk JSC (VPMilk) was announced as the official football sponsor of the national men’s team to support the squad’s international tournaments in 2018.-VNA