Xuan Truong to miss World Cup due to ligament tear

Author: Admin
19:45 | 01/10/2019

Vietnamese midfielder Luong Xuan Truong was diagnosed with torn ligaments this morning.

The player from Tuyen Quang was examined at a private clinic reportedly he cannot walk without help by Doctor Tuan and a guard. According to latest news, Truong has a torn anterior cruciate ligament on his right knee.

This is a serious injury which will require 9 months to a year to fully recover and will end Truong’s run with the Vietnam national team in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

Truong will remain on the team for the time being. A torn ligament is not uncommon for the Vietnam national team. Other players including Van Duc, Dinh Trong, Van Thanh, and Tuan Anh have suffered ligament injuries.

Coach Park Hang-seo will regret the loss of a creative midfield player, considered perhaps Vietnam’s best passer.

Vietnam will resume training on October 1st.

 


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