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Damir Memovic (right) signs a contract with Hoàng Anh Gia Lai representative Nguyễn Tấn Anh. Memovic will compete for the new team in two years. — Photo courtesy of Hoàng Anh Gia Lai

The Serbian came to Việt Nam last year and played for former champions Sông Lam Nghệ An. He scored one goal in 25 out of 26 matches for the team who kept 11 games clean, a record in the tournament.


Prior to Việt Nam, the 30-year-old used to play in his home country, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Armenia.

Memovic, who is 1.91m tall, is expected to strengthen Hoàng Anh Gia Lai’s defence which conceded 46 goals this year

Hoàng Anh Gia Lai who finished eighth at the V.League 1 – their best ever result in five year – also said they were seeking more foreigners for the next season. — VNS