Korean coach Lee sacked, Bien to take charge of Viettel FC

V.League 1's Viettel ended their contract with coach Lee Heung-sil yesterday due to poor results after 13 matches.

Korean coach Lee sacked, Bien to take charge of Viettel FC
Lee Heung Sil is the fourth coach to be fired in V.League 1 this season. — Photo vtc.vn

Under Lee’s five-month reign, Viettel won four, drew two and lost six to leave the team in 11th out of 14 teams.

In a statement, Viettel said “from June 12 Lee Heung-sil will be no longer be head coach of Viettel FC. This decision was a mutual agreement. Thank-you and goodbye!”

Lee is the fourth coach to lose his job in V.League 1 this season after Tran Minh Chien at Becamex Binh Duong, Hoang Van Phuc at Quang Nam and Nguyen Van Sy at Nam Dinh.

 

Viettel also announced that Nguyen Hai Bien has been appointed caretaker coach.

The former national team player will lead the team at Sanna Khanh Hoa this weekend.

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