Vietnam's SHB Da Nang launch formal complaint to VFF following the referee problems

The Vietnamese outfit revealed their grievances by asking the Football Federation to temporarily halt the organisation of the V-League until the problems become clear
Vietnamese V-League club SHB Da Nang have submitted a petition about the myriad of problems relating to referees.

In their petition, Da Nang also asked the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) to suspend the rest of 2012 V-League matches until they receive a positive answer of the issue.

SHB Da Nang chief executive officer Bui Xoan Hoa has declared a formal complaint as written in the official document sent to the VFF chairman.

"Though only covering nine rounds, which is only a third of its full season, many shortcomings from referee assigning, and their management over the matches, have occurred," Hoa told Tuoi Tre.

Furthermore, Hoa said Da Nang have repeatedly suffered disadvantageous results from the referees’ mistakes and it could affect the quality of the league.

"In the latest cases, we had to sustain two draws due to the incomprehensible decisions from referees Ngo Quoc Hung in the match against Hanoi, and Hoang Anh Tuan in the game against Kienlongbank Kien Giang," he said.

"SHB Da Nang demanded that relevant agencies quickly rectify the league management, as well as revise the ability of certain referees."

He added: "Should the issues remain unsettled, it is essential that we suspend the V-League for the rectifications to be better conducted."

On the other hand, VFF's referee department chief Duong Vu Lamhe responded in the cold of a formal complaint from Da Nang on problems related to the referees.

"Referee mistakes, if any, will be subject to proper penalties. The referee department will not hesitate to indefinitely suspend those who make serious mistakes," he said.

SHB Da Nang currently sit on the third place of 2012 V-League standings after nine games, three points behind leaders Sai Gon Xuan Thanh.

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