12 April 2010
Mai Duc Chung sacked
Binh Duong's head coach Mai Duc Chung was fired by his bosses yesterday after Binh Duong had suffered its third defeat in 8 games of this season. He was replaced by his assistant Dang Tran Chinh, who joined the club one month ago.
Mai Duc Chung is a popular coach in Vietnam for he led Vietnam U23 team to success in Olympic 2008 Qualifiers and championship in Merdeka Cup 2008. Binh Duong was his first charge at club level when he joined the club last year. During his spell at Binh Duong, Duc Chung helped his club reach the semi-final of AFC Cup 2009 but failed to defend V-league title.