May Academy Elementary & Middle School, led by Hung, recently held a signing ceremony to collaborate with the football academy headed by coach Park Hang Seo.
On August 30, Park and his team officially launched the international football academy under his name, with the aim of promoting the development of school football in Vietnam.
|Park Hang Seo speaks at the launch of Park Hang Seo International Football Academy in Hanoi, August 30, 2023. Photo: VBA
During the event, Lee Dong Jun, vice-president of the Park Hang Seo International Football Academy, and Nguyen Thanh Dat, a board member of May Academy, signed a memorandum of understanding, marking the beginning of a collaborative process, as announced by the academy.
The signing ceremony also included Hung.
Brothers Hung, Dat, and Nguyen Phu Hoang formed a notable trio of siblings who gained attention in VBA.
|Nguyen Phu Hoang secures the 2018 VBA championship with the Cantho Catfish. Photo: VBA
Among them, Hoang achieved significant success, winning the VBA championship and earning the title of Domestic Player of the Year in 2018.
Dat, a determined forward, also emerged as one of the tournament’s prominent domestic players.
Hung recently graduated with a master’s degree in journalism from the Academy of Journalism and Communication.
|Nguyen Phu Hoang, Nguyen Thinh Hung, and Nguyen Thanh Dat play for the Thang Long Warriors at the 2020 VBA. Photo: VBA
During the ceremony on August 30, Park emphasized that the collaboration aims to contribute to the development of Vietnamese football.
The South Korean coach expressed his gratitude to his fans and shared his vision for the coexistence, competition, and equitable development of both professional and school football.
He envisions that his new academy will pave the way for the future development of Vietnamese football.