Phuong signs with Japan’s Mito Hollyhock

(VOV) - Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) forward Nguyen Cong Phuong has made it official and signed on to join the J League second division side Mito HollyHock for the 2016 season.

The 20-year-old’s move to Japan was confirmed by the representative of V-League giants Nguyen Tan Anh, who stated both clubs were involved in the negotiations on numerous occasions.

“HAGL management always wants to support our players to pursue the next level and we believe strongly that Japan is a good place for talented players like Phuong to develop,” said Anh.

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“Now, we have finalized the agreement regarding Phuong’s future to play in Japan under which he will get a salary of US$36,000 annually, effective January 1.”