Hoang Anh Gia Lai, a strong football club in the Vietnamese premier league, has signed a one-year contract with high-profile coach Chatchai Paholpat and he will start his new job on January 1, 2007.
Chatchai, a former coach of the Thai national team, brought the second place to his club Osotspa in the 2006 football season in Thailand.
He had earlier trained many good players for Thailand such as stars as Kiatisak Senamuang, Dusit Chalermsan, Tawan Sripan, Surachai, and Chukiat
Viet Nam’s Hoang Anh Gia Lai has also signed a three-year contract with midfielder Thonglao Dutsakorn of Thai club BEC Tero. The Thai player will join his new club in January.