Breaking: Coach Park adds one more striker to national squad
Vietnam coach Park Hang-seo has named Viettel forward Nguyen Viet Phong to the national team ahead of the upcoming World Cup 2022 qualifier against Malaysia.
The national team began training on Monday without several Hanoi FC players and those who play overseas.
Viet Phong, 26, trained in Viettel’s junior football center.
Hanoi FC players will join the team after the AFC Cup finals against North Korea’s April 25 SC.
Foreign-based Dang Van Lam (Muangthong United), Nguyen Cong Phuong (Sint-Truidense), and Doan Van Hau (Heerenveen) will be there 48 hours before the Malaysia battle at the latest.
Vietnam will take on Malaysia at Hanoi’s My Dinh stadium on Oct 10 before travelling to Indonesia on Oct 15.
Vietnam’s squad list for World Cup 2022 Qualifiers:
Goalkeepers (4): Dang Van Lam (Muangthong United), Nguyen Tuan Manh (Sanna Khanh Hoa BVN), Pham Van Cuong (Quang Nam), Tran Nguyen Manh (Song Lam Nghe An).
Defenders (10): A Hoang (Hoang Anh Gia Lai), Tran Van Kien, Nguyen Thanh Chung, Do Duy Manh, (Hanoi FC), Nguyen Huu Tuan (Ho Chi Minh City), Doan Van Hau (SC Heerenveen ), Pham Xuan Manh (Song Lam Nghe An), Que Ngoc Hai, Bui Tien Dung (Viettel), Nguyen Cong Thanh (Ho Chi Minh City).
Midfielders (13): To Van Vu (Becamex Binh Duong), Dang Anh Tuan, Vo Huy Toan (SHB Da Nang), Nguyen Tuan Anh, Vu Van Thanh, Luong Xuan Truong, Nguyen Phong Hong Duy (Hoang Anh Gia Lai) , Pham Duc Huy, Nguyen Quang Hai, Do Hung Dung (Hanoi FC), Ngo Hoang Thinh (Ho Chi Minh City), Nguyen Huy Hung (Quang Nam), Nguyen Trong Hoang (Viettel).
Forwards (6): Nguyen Van Toan (Hoang Anh Gia Lai), Ha Minh Tuan (Quang Nam), Mac Hong Quan (Than Quang Ninh), Nguyen Cong Phuong (Sint Truidense), Nguyen Anh Duc (Becamex Binh Duong), Nguyen Viet Phong (Viettel).