V-League 2008 was the 52nd season of Vietnam's professional football league. The league was held from January 6, 2008 to August 24, 2008. Petro Vietnam was the league sponsor for the second season (Since 2007).

V-League
Season2008
Dates6 January – 24 August
ChampionsBình Dương F.C.
RelegatedHòa Phát
Hà Nội ACB
Boss Bình Định F.C.
2009 AFC Champions LeagueBình Dương F.C.
Top goalscorerAlmeida (Da Nang F.C.)
2007
2009

Bình Dương F.C. won their second titles in this season.

League table edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Becamex Bình Dương (C) 26 14 5 7 31 18 +13 47 Qualification for 2009 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off
2 Đồng Tâm Long An 26 13 6 7 51 36 +15 45
3 Xi Măng Hải Phòng 26 12 8 6 46 25 +21 44
4 SHB Đà Nẵng 26 12 6 8 43 33 +10 42
5 Cảng Sài Gòn 26 11 6 9 34 34 0 39
6 Khatoco Khánh Hòa 26 10 9 7 34 29 +5 39
7 Hoàng Anh Gia Lai 26 11 6 9 35 33 +2 39
8 Thể Công 26 10 8 8 28 28 0 38
9 Sông Lam Nghệ An 26 10 7 9 45 35 +10 36[a]
10 Thanh Hóa 26 8 9 9 35 32 +3 33
11 Đạm Phú Mỹ Nam Định 26 9 4 13 24 32 −8 31
12 Bình Định (R) 26 6 10 10 31 48 −17 28 Promotion/relegation playoffs
13 Hà Nội ACB (R) 26 4 7 15 26 48 −22 19 Qualification for AFC Cup 2009 Group stage[b]
14 Hòa Phát Hà Nội (R) 26 2 9 15 26 48 −22 15 Relegation to Vietnam First Division
Updated to match(es) played on August 24, 2008. Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champions; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Sông Lam Nghệ An were deducted 1 point due to the chaos in Vinh Stadium at matchday 18 vs Hải Phòng.
  2. ^ As the Vietnamese Cup 2008 winner

Top scorer edit

Pos. Player Club Goals
1   Almeida Đà Nẵng F.C. 23
2   Antonio Carlos Đồng Tâm Long An F.C. 21
3   Flemingdo De Jesus Xi Măng Hải Phòng FC 17
4   Jesuel M. Trindade Thép Miền Nam - Cảng Sài Gòn 16
5   Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh Xi Măng Hải Phòng FC 12
5   Tran Duc Duong Nam Định F.C. 12

Awards edit

Monthly awards edit

Month Club of the Month Coach of the Month Player of the Month
Coach Club Player Club
January Xi Măng Hải Phòng   Vương Tiến Dũng Xi Măng Hải Phòng   Nguyễn Ngọc Thanh Xi Măng Hải Phòng
February TCDK Sông Lam Nghệ An   Nguyễn Văn Thịnh TCDK Sông Lam Nghệ An   Jesuel M. Trindade Cảng Sài Gòn
March TCDK Sông Lam Nghệ An   Nguyễn Văn Thịnh TCDK Sông Lam Nghệ An   Almeida SHB Đà Nẵng
April Becamex Bình Dương   Lê Thụy Hải Becamex Bình Dương   Jesuel M. Trindade Cảng Sài Gòn
May Đồng Tâm Long An   Gyorrgy Galhidi Thể Công   Gustavo D. Dourado Đồng Tâm Long An
July SHB Đà Nẵng   Lê Huỳnh Đức SHB Đà Nẵng   Almeida SHB Đà Nẵng
August Becamex Bình Dương   Lê Thụy Hải Becamex Bình Dương   Elelnildo De Jesus Xi Măng Hải Phòng

Dream Team edit

Goalkeepers Defenders Midfielders Forwards

  Sihavy Michal (Thể Công)

  Đào Văn Phong (Khatoco Khánh Hòa)
  Vũ Như Thành (Becamex Bình Dương)
  Luiz Fabiano (Xi Măng Hải Phòng)
  Huỳnh Quang Thanh (Becamex Bình Dương)

  Phạm Thành Lương (Hà Nội ACB)
  Leandro (Xi Măng Hải Phòng)
  Rafael Marquez (Thể Công)
  Phan Thanh Phúc (SHB Đà Nẵng)

  Antonio Carlos (Đồng Tâm Long An)
  Almeida (SHB Đà Nẵng)

Play-off edit

Đồng Tháp F.C.1 – 0Boss Bình Định F.C.
Quý Sửu   63' Report

External links edit