HANOI (19 Feb 2014) – The Vietnam Professional Football JSC (VPF) have appointed Koji Tanaka as the chief organizer of the V-League.
The 58-year-old former Japanese international has been roped in to inject more vibrancy into the V-League which has suffered over the past year due to financial issues.
“It’s an honor for me to be introduced to Vietnam to receive this important mission. I would thoroughly learn about the Vietnam football and would like to receive the active support of the collective behind. I will try to quickly get into the job and run the league well,” said Koji.
Added Pham Ngoc Vien, the general director of the VPF: “we have noticed that Koji is very enthusiastic, passionate and highly professional. These are the criteria that VPF sets when looking for the V-League chief organizer.”