Sports

Ðà Nẵng’s football club, SHB Ðà Nẵng F.C., plays in the V-League, Vietnam’s top professional football league. They are currently one of the most highly ranked teams in that league, having emerged from competition as champions of the 2009 V-League.

In the same year, they were also champions at the Vietnamese Cup playoffs. They also qualified for the 2010 AFC Champions League and the 2010 AFC Cup; although they did not advance past the qualifying play-off in the Champions League,they advanced to the quarter-finals of the AFC Cup after defeating Becamex Bình Dương in extra time. Several Ðà Nẵng F.C. players also play on Vietnam’s national football team, including defender Võ Hoàng Quảng and midfielder Phan Thanh Hưng. SHB Ðà Nẵng F.C. plays its home games at the Chi Lang Stadium, a 30,000-seat stadium in Hải Châu District.

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