By: Malayluck Sipaphay, KPL News (Laos), March 30, 2017
(KPL) The Lao Football Premier League 2017 will kick off on April 1 and run until 16 July 2017, with matches taking place in seven stadiums across the country, according to the President of the Lao Football Federation, Mr Viphet Sihachack, at a press conference in Vientiane Capital on March 29.
The competition will draw eight football teams including Lao Toyota FC, National University of Laos FC, Army FC, Savan United, IDSEA Champasack United, DK FC Club, Thipsavanh Club and Vientiane United. Three of these are new teams.
The first two matches will begin at 17:00 on April 1 between DK FC Club Vs Savanh United at the Chao Anouvong Stadium in Vientiane Capital, and NUoL FC Vs Lao Toyota FC at the NUoL Stadium. This match will be aired on the TV Lao channel.
On April 2, the Army FC will play against IDSEA Champasack United at the Km 16 National Sport Complex in Vientiane Capital at 17:00.
The match between Vientiane United and Thip Savanh will start at 17:00, the Chao Anouvong Stadium in Vientiane Capital on April 6.
On Saturday, April 8 the Army FC will meet Lao Toyota FC at 17:00 the Km 16 National Sport Complex, which will be broadcasted via the TV Lao HD channel.
Some of the Lao Football Premier League matches will be broadcasted on the TV Lao HD channel.