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Vietnam may have World Cup chance if the FIFA raises team slots

Thứ năm, 16/05/2019 17:15 (GMT+7)
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Coach Park shares his confidence about Vietnamese football along of World Cup race if FIFA allows 48 teams attending instead of 32.

In March, FIFA Council acknowledged the possibility World Cup 2022 having more joining teams, which will be possible. Talking about Vietnam’s opportunity, Coach Park Hang-seo shared:

"The number of teams risen to 48 is a motivation for all of us including (VFF), me and the players to work on it.

However, we need to have preparations for this. Ahead of the World Cup, it requires a specific plan and more experts.

I am an expert but only at training so we are in dire need of having other experts in term of nutrition, fitness, health ... This is an important issue which we are now in difficulty with. The solution for this is to unite, sit together to find out the best way out."

To carry out the preparation, Coach Park and his assistant continuously have scouting trips through V-League 2019, along with that, the Korean Coach will head to Europe this May to evaluate and find out potential players.

Recently, Coach Kim Han Yoon visits Vietnam to support for Coach Park under U22 Vietnam team's temporary coach.

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