PV Gas becomes an exclusive Sponsor for Vietnamese Super Cup
Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), Tien Phong Newspaper and PetroVietnam Gas (PV Gas) have made announcements about Vietnamese Award of Super Cup. Accordingly, PV Gas becomes the exclusive sponsor for the Football Award in 2011 and its official name is Vietnamese Super Cup – Cup PV Gas 2011.
Vietnamese Super Cup is an annual match between the winner of National Cup and the National Champion (or a match between runner-up and winner of both National Cup and National Championship in the same year). This Award has been held according to the idea of Tien Phong Newspaper (the first time was held in 1999) and accepted into Vietnamese system of football competition..
This practical idea of Tien Phong Newspaper was supported enthusiastically from the beginning time by General Bureau of Sport (former Committee of Sport), VFF, football clubs and majority of fans. Tien Phong Newspaper and VFF has held 12 Super Cups successfully, contributed in perfecting top football schedule and advancing good reputation of Vietnamese football so far. Through 12 times of Super Cup, Song Lam Nghe An football club has obtained the highest number of achievements with 3 consecutive winnings in years 2001-2003. Hoang Anh Gia Lai and Becamex Binh Duong are the teams which have touched the valuable Cup twice after the dramatic matches
Up to now, there has been solely 8 honor teams which have gained this noble award such as: The Cong, Song Lam Nghe An, Hoang Anh Gia Lai, Mitsustar Haier Hai Phong, Dong Tam Long An brick, Becamex Binh Duong, Lam Son Thanh Hoa and Hanoi T&T. Vietnamese Super Cup – PV Gas 2011 is a match between present National Champion – Song Lam Nghe An Club and winner of National Cup – Navibank Saigon Club and it has taken place at 16:00 in the afternoon of 17th day of December, 2011 at Vinh Stadium, Vinh City, Nghe An. This year, Song Lam Nghe An has gone into football history of Vietnam as the 4th winner of this Super Cup after difficultly passing Navibank Saigon club.
Becoming the exclusive sponsor of Vietnamese Super Cup, PV Gas expects to present its sentiment and responsibility to activities of social welfare; supports to develop national talents. Along with its patronage and a lot of fans’ support, PV Gas hopes that the football teams will try their best to perform perfect competitions and contribute to common development of the King sport – football as well as the Vietnamese sport.