05 Apr 2022 | 19:52 | Football
Coach Park Hang Seo summoned 27 players to prepare for the 31st SEA Games. It is worth mentioning that in this list, the Korean strategist has yet to finalize the players over 23 years old.
According to the Regulations of the 31st SEA Games, teams can add 3 players over 23 years old to increase the competition and attractiveness of the tournament.
According to experts’ predictions, it is likely that Coach Park Hang Seo is considering choosing names like Hung Dung, Quang Hai, Hoang Duc and Tien Linh.
With the list of U23 Vietnam, Coach Park summoned 3 goalkeepers including Van Toan, Van Chuan and Xuan Hoang. Among these, Van Toan used to compete in the 30th SEA Games.
Mr. Park summoned 12 defenders, 6 midfielders and 6 strikers. Notable names are Van Xuan, Viet Anh, Thanh Binh, Manh Dung, Quang Nho, Hoang Anh, Nguyen Hoang, Xuan Quyet… Surprisingly, the talented midfielder Hai Long is not on the list. SEA Games 31, although he regularly participates in the U23 Vietnam team.
U23 Vietnam reunited on April 7, having about a month to prepare for the campaign to defend the SEA Games gold medal. As planned, coach Park Hang Seo’s teachers and students have a friendly match with South Korea U20 on April 19 in Viet Tri, Phu Tho.
Men’s football started on May 6, in which Group A played at Viet Tri Stadium (Phu Tho). Group B plays at Thien Truong Stadium (Nam Dinh). Two time frames have also been determined to be 16:00 (match 1) and 19:00 (match 2).
On April 6, the BTC SEA Games 31 conducted a draw to divide the table. U23 Vietnam is the No. 1 seed of Group A, while Thailand is the No. 1 seed of Group B.