Saigon FC

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Saigon
Saigon FC logo (2016).svg
Full nameSaigon Football Club
Câu lạc bộ Bóng đá Sài Gòn
Founded2016;6 years ago (2016)
Ground Thong Nhat Stadium
Capacity15,000
PresidentTrần Hòa Bình
Head coachPhùng Thanh Phương
League V.League 1
2022 V.League 1, 3rd
Website Club website

Saigon Football Club (Vietnamese : Câu lạc bộ Bóng đá Sài Gòn) is a Vietnamese professional association football club administered by Saigon Football Development Joint Stock Company. The club's name was set as a result of a club known as Hà Nội got renamed and relocated in 2016 to Ho Chi Minh City. [1]

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History

FC Tokyo partnership

In February 2020, Saigon announced a cooperation agreement with Japanese club FC Tokyo, which includes plans for a joint football academy being started in Vietnam. [2]

Kit suppliers and shirt sponsors

PeriodKit manufacturerShirt sponsor
2018Kami
2019Fraser Sport [3]
2020ZaicroBen Thanh Holdings
Van Lang University
Him Lam Group
2021Made by clubSCB
Eneos
2022–present Kelme [4] SCB
Japan Airlines

Affiliated clubs

Season

SeasonPldWonDrawLostGFGAGDPTSPosition
2016 V.League 1 269983432+2367th
2017 V.League 1 26111054029+11435th
2018 V.League 1 2694133640−4318th
2019 V.League 1 26106103740−3365th
2020 V.League 1 209743019+11343rd

Continental record

SeasonCompetitionRoundClubHomeAwayAggregate
2021 AFC Cup Group H Cancelled

Stadium

Saigon has played at Thong Nhat Stadium in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City since the club was founded in 2016.

In 2020, the club purchased the Thanh Long Sports Center in District 8, Ho Chi Minh City. The proposed Saigon Football Academy that they will jointly operate with FC Tokyo will be based out of this location. [5]

Home stadium

Other stadiums

Players

First-team squad

As of 24 February 2022. [6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
1 GK Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Trần Minh Toàn
2 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Trần Gia Nam
3 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Nam Anh
4 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Lê Cao Hoài An
5 DF Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Alex Flávio
6 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Lê Vương Minh Nhất
7 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Hoàng Quốc Chí
8 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Minh Trung
9 FW Flag of Brazil.svg  BRA Gustavo
10 MF Flag of Portugal.svg  POR André Vieira
11 FW Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Việt Phong
13 GK Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Hoài Anh
14 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Văn Đạt
15 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Dương Văn Trung
16 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Đoàn Anh Việt
17 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Lâm Thuận
18 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Trần Mạnh Cường
No.Pos.NationPlayer
19 FW Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Đỗ Merlo
20 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Thanh Thụ
22 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Quốc Long
23 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Cao Văn Triền
24 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Phạm Quốc Tuấn
26 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Anh Tuấn
27 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Bùi Xuân Quý
28 FW Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Hoàng Minh Tuấn
35 GK Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Hoàng Minh Duy
36 GK Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Phạm Văn Phong
38 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Phạm Công Hiển
39 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Huỳnh Tấn Tài
40 DF Flag of South Korea.svg  KOR Ahn Byung-keon
71 DF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Công Thành
73 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Hồng Sơn
77 MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Hữu Sơn

Out on loan

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No.Pos.NationPlayer
MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Phạm Văn Luân (to FC Ryukyu)
MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Vũ Hồng Quân (to FC Ryukyu)
FW Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Văn Sơn (to Azul Claro Numazu)
MF Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Bùi Ngọc Long (to Azul Claro Numazu)
FW Flag of Vietnam.svg  VIE Nguyễn Ngọc Hậu(to Azul Claro Numazu)

Coaching staff

PositionStaff
Manager Flag of Vietnam.svg Phung Thanh Phuong

Managerial history

DatesNameNotes
2016–2018 Flag of Vietnam.svg Nguyễn Đức Thắng
2018 Flag of Vietnam.svg Phan Văn Tài Em
2018–2019 Flag of Vietnam.svg Nguyễn Thành Công
2019–2020 Flag of Vietnam.svg Hoàng Văn Phúc
2020–2021 Flag of Vietnam.svg Vũ Tiến Thành
2021 Flag of Japan.svg Masahiro Shimoda [7]
2021– Flag of Vietnam.svg Phung Thanh Phuong

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