Korean technical director targets V.League title with HAGL

Newly-appointed technical director Chung Hae-seong of Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) has targeted the V-League title for his team in 2019 season and a ticket to compete in AFC Champions League.

“When negotiating the contract, the board of HAGL did not set any target for me. But I know the team is standing at 12th position in the 14-team V-League, so I will spend the rest of this season to evaluate the players,” Chung told reporters on Wednesday morning, as quoted by

“I will make the greatest effort to lead HAGL into the middle of the V-League standings in 2018 and earn the title next season, along with a ticket to AFC Champions League,” he added.

Chung has arrived at Vietnam on Wednesday to meet HAGL board and sponsors. His contract will be expired at the end of 2019.