I re-affirm my previous statement that I will pursue this matter until the best contract for Vietnamese football is signed," said VPF Deputy Chairman Nguyen Duc Kien at a press briefing in the capital yesterday.
"Following the conclusion, the VPF
sticks to its view that the broadcasting rights are co-owned by the Viet Nam Football Federation
(VFF) and VFF
"A contract between the VFF
and the Audio Vision Global Company
(AVG) excluding the input from clubs will be illegal and unfair," he
According to Kien, co-founder of the VPF, ministry inspectors failed to check all rules and regulations before reaching their conclusion [VFF is the owner of the championship and has the right to sign a contract with AVG].
According to the VPF
, article 74.1 of the VFF
's Regulations clearly states that the VFF and other members of the federation share ownership and interests including the broadcasting rights to professional championships.
This article is linked to article No 169 and 170 of the Civil Code.
Kien said the VPF would send its query to the Minister of the Culture, Sports and Tourism and additional reports to related State agencies.
does not oppose anyone.
We want the best for Vietnamese football," he