Vietnamese firm becomes official sponsor of 2020 AFF Cup hinh anh 1Vietnamese footballers celebrate their victory at the 2018 AFF Cup (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Dry Cell and Storage Battery JSC (PINACO) has become an official sponsor for the 2020 ASEAN Football Federation Championship (AFF Cup), the AFF confirmed.

This is the third time the Vietnamese company has sponsored the biennial football tournament.

The Vietnam Football Federation said the sponsorship will generate much value for the business itself as well as the Vietnamese and regional football, especially after the Vietnamese team secured the championship of the 2018 AFF Cup.

The 2020 AFF Cup is scheduled to take place from November to December.

Meanwhile, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced that the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship will be organised in Turkmenistan from August 5 to 16, rescheduled from February 26 - March 8 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Vietnam is in Group A together with host Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Oman.

The best five teams of the Asian tourney will advance to the FIFA Futsal World Cup in Lithuania in 2021./.