Female Vietnamese lawyer Nguyen Thi My Dung was officially elected as a member of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee on May 21 during FIFA’s annual congress which took place through an online format.
Dung has forged a successful career as a lawyer and sports administrator in Hanoi. She has also held various positions in the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), and the Federation International de Football Association over the past 20 years.
Lawyer and sports administrator Nguyen Thi My Dung. Photo: PVF
She currently holds many roles, including Deputy CEO of the PVF Football Academy, arbitrator for the Court of Arbitration for Sport, a member of the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal, and is a co-founding member of the Women in Sports Law organisation.
In addition, she is a member of the AFC Appeal Committee, a member of the VFF Professional Football and Club Licensing Committee on the VFF’s Players’ Status Committee, and a member of the Disciplinary Assessment Board of the Vietnam Anti-Doping and Sports Medicine Agency.
As part of the congress, participants also reviewed last year’s activities and financial reports, whilst also discussing the budget in detail for the year ahead.