VietNamNet Bridge – Mai Duc Chung will return to manage the national women's football team after the Viet Nam Football Federation decided not to extend their contract with Japanese coach Norimatsu Takashi.



Norimatsu Takashi's contract as the manager of the national women's football team will end next month, after an eight–month reign. – Photo



Takashi's contract in Viet Nam ends next month.

During his eight-month reign, the team entered the last qualification round of the 2016 Olympics.

Chung has worked with the women's squad several times and has claimed several successes such as the Southeast Asian Games title in 2003.

Chung will take charge of the team for their third Olympic qualifier in February in Japan.