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Bamboo Airways returns as title sponsor of Vietnam’s National Cup

Fans of Vietnam react in the crowd during the AFC Asian Cup quarter final match against Japan (Photo by Francois Nel/Getty Images)

Vietnamese airline Bamboo Airways has been announced as the main sponsor of this year’s edition of the National Football Cup domestic club competition.

As part of the agreement, the tournament will officially be known as the Bamboo Airways National Football Cup. The new deal has been signed after the airline title sponsored the 2019 edition.

The airline will also become the official transportation partner of Vietnamese football competitions for the duration of 2020. Bamboo Airways will provide travel packages to teams as part of the deal.

This year’s National Cup will feature 26 teams, including the 14 top-tier V.League 1 clubs. The winner will earn VND1bn (€39,000/$43,000) and secure a spot at the AFC Cup continental competition.