Vietnam earned a ticket to the semi-finals of the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U22 Youth Championship in Cambodia after beating Timor Leste 4-0 in a match which took place in Phnom Penh on February 19.
Although Vietnam’s journey at the ongoing 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup has now ended following a 0-1 defeat to Japan on January 24, the national team and goalkeeper Dang Van Lam in particular earned praises from international media.
Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday made aphone call to coach of the Vietnam's national football team Park Hang- seo and footballers in order to encourage them ahead of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup quarterfinals in evening of January 24.
Nearly 250 nationwide football lovers flocked to Noi Bai International Airport for a direct flight to Dubai this early morning in order to support the Vietnamese national team in the 2019 Asian Cup quarterfinals.
Vietnam’s “golden star” warriors have received praise from the international media following their convincing win 4-2 over Jordan on January 20 to advance to the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.
Football website Fox Sports Asia has named Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai one of the ten best performers of the third round of matches as the group stage of the ongoing AFC Asian Cup 2019 came to a close.
The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA)’ website has run an article lauding the achievements of the Vietnamese men’s national football team, and head coach Park Hang-seo in particular for his recent contributions to the country.
Vietnam defeated Yemen 2-0 in the last match of Group D in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup 2019, which was held at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UEA) on January 16 (local time).