V.League Transfer: SHB Da Nang recruited a central defender who played in the AFC Champions League

A few days before the 2020 V.League started, the army of coach Le Huynh Duc has found the last foreign troops capacity with quite high satisfaction. According to SGGP Sports, SHB Da Nang has reached an agreement to recruit Serbian defender Igor Jelic. The 1989 defender will be the third foreigner of the orange team. Earlier, they had signed forwards Philippe Nsiah and Ismahil Akinade. An adult from PSG, who played in the Romanian league before coming to Vietnam. And the second person last year wore a Ho Chi Minh City club shirt in the second leg. He played his shoulders through 10 matches and left a mark with 4 goals. For his part, Jelic has two-year experience in Asia in Lokomotiv Tashkent – the leading team in Uzbekistan. In the last two years, they have both been in the group stage of the AFC Champions League. And Jelic himself has played 6 matches over two seasons. This time, the 1m92 tall defender is often used as a defender or even a defensive midfielder.This is a remarkable detail for SHB Danang training board. Because they will have more plans to rotate the squad for the long way ahead.

Igor Jelic is expected to increase the steel quality for quite fragile defense last season of SHB Da Nang

Before Igor Jelic, the Han River team also recruited two central defenders Luc Xuan Hung and Le Van Sau from Thanh Hoa club. In addition, former player Tran Dinh Hoang, who can compete in both the left and right corridors. Meanwhile, the midfield was filled with the name Nguyen Thien Chi – the former captain of Dong Thap club, the creative player Nguyen Tai Loc from Long An and added Vo Ngoc Toan’s “steel” from SLNA.

In the opposite direction, in addition to the remarkable departure of the old general Do Merlo, SHB Da Nang still retained the pillars that helped them to rank fifth. These include goalkeeper Nguyen Thanh Binh, center back Bui Tien Dung, midfielder Nguyen Thanh Hai or central midfielders Hoang Minh Tam and Dang Anh Tuan … Recently, the army of coach Le Huynh Duc had a friendly match with Pho Hien club in Hoa Xuan. As a result, the two teams drew together with a score of 2-2. In the near future, the team will continue to test and complete the squad with two training matches with Binh Dinh (February 25) and Ha Tinh (February 29). It is expected that on March 8, Da Nang will open V.League with a duel with Binh Duong on Go Dau yard.



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