Vissai Ninh Bình F.C.

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Vissai Ninh Bình
The Vissai Ninh Binh.png
Full name Cement The Vissai Ninh Bình Football Club
Nickname(s) The Vissai
Founded 2007
Dissolved 2015
Ground Ninh Bình Stadium
Ground Capacity 22,000

Xi măng The Vissai Ninh Bình Football Club (Vietnamese: Câu lạc bộ bóng đá Xi măng The Vissai Ninh Bình), also known as Vissai Ninh Bình, is a professional football club, based in Ninh Bình, Vietnam. The club played in V.League 1 from 2010 to 2014, when the club withdrew from the league due to a match-fixing scandal.

The team is currently playing at Ninh Bình Stadium.

History[edit]

Match-fixing scandal[edit]

During the 2014 season, Vissai Ninh Bình wrote to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) and to the Vietnam Professional Football Joint Stock Company to withdraw from the league due to 13 players being involved in match fixing. They had played 8 league matches and were third from bottom at the time.[1] Following their withdrawal from the league, all their results were declared null and void.[2]

Honours[edit]

V.League 2:

  • Champions (1): 2009

Vietnamese National Cup:

  • Champions (1): 2013

Vietnamese Super Cup:

  • Champions (1): 2013

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
2014 AFC Cup Group stage Hong Kong South China 1–1 3–1
Group stage Myanmar Yangon United 3–2 4–1
Group stage Malaysia Kelantan 4–0 3–2
Round of 16 India Churchill Brothers 4–2
Quarter-finals Hong Kong Kitchee 2–4 1–0

Record as V.League member[edit]

Season Pld Won Draw Lost GF GA GD PTS Final position Notes
2014 V.League 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13th Withdrew
2013 V.League 1 20 4 6 10 23 32 −9 18 10th Qualified for 2014 AFC Cup
2012 V-League 26 10 3 13 40 49 −9 33 8th
2011 V-League 26 11 6 9 37 35 +2 39 4th
2010 V-League 26 8 10 8 33 34 −1 34 11th

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AFC to Monitor Vietnam Match-Fixing Issue". aseanfootball.org. 12 April 2014. Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ninh Binh Quit V-League but Not AFC Cup". aseanfootball.org. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 

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