AFC, Hung Thinh Land sign sponsorship deal

October 10, 2021 | 11:00 am GMT+7
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced a new partnership with Hung Thinh Land, a leading property developer in Vietnam, for AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar.

The global sponsorship commenced immediately from matchday three of the AFC Asian Qualifiers - Road to Qatar between Vietnam and China in the United Arab Emirates. The final qualification round for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 features Asia’s top 12 national teams.

Vietnam made history by advancing to the third and final round of the World Cup qualifiers for the first time. Photo by: Tuan Huu

Vietnam made history by advancing to the third and final round of the World Cup qualifiers for the first time. Photo by Tuan Huu

Dato’ Windsor John, AFC general secretary, said: "Vietnam’s historic qualification for the final round of AFC Asian Qualifiers is one of the most inspiring success stories of Asian football in history, one which further strengthens the undeniable passion for the game in the country. The AFC is delighted to welcome Hung Thinh Land as the latest partner of AFC’s ever-expanding family of reputable brands."

Nguyen Dinh Trung, chairman of Hung Thinh Corporation, said: "Following the recent unprecedented advancement of Vietnam’s national football team to the final round of AFC Asian Qualifiers, a unique opportunity has opened for Hung Thinh Land to partner with one of Asia’s most prestigious competitions.

"With sustainable business as the guideline for development, along with community building activities, we hope accompanying Vietnamese football would partly raise the level of national football, promote the sports spirit in the community and contribute to promoting Vietnamese sports to international friends."

Hung Thinh Land has actively contributed to the development of Vietnam’s sports, especially in football, for years. Hung Thinh Land and TopenLand have provided VND300 billion to TopenLand Binh Dinh FC over three seasons of V. League 2021 - 2023. The company has also sponsored the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) to pay salaries to coach Park Hang-seo and experts for three years (2020 - 2023), donated VND100 billion to the Vietnamese women’s football team and young women’s team to FIFA World Cup 2026 for years (Jan. 1, 2020 to Dec. 31, 2024).

Hung Thinh Land and TopenLand have TopenLand Binh Dinh FC with sponsored VND300 billion for three seasons of V.League 2021 - 2023. Photo by Hung Thinh Land

Hung Thinh Land and TopenLand have TopenLand Binh Dinh FC with sponsored VND300 billion for three seasons of V.League 2021 - 2023. Photo by Hung Thinh Land

AFC is the governing body of Asian football and one of the six confederations making up FIFA. Established in 1954, AFC is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and comprises 47 member associations.

AFC organizes AFC Asian Cup and AFC Women’s Asian Cup, which are the flagship continental national team competitions, while AFC Champions League is the premier competition for Asian clubs.

Hung Thinh Land JSC, a key member of Hung Thinh Corporation, is one of the leading residential real estate developers in Vietnam. The company has delivered more than 100 diverse projects over the past 20 years.

 
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