|Dong Tam Long An's Pham Hoang Lam will not play in the match with SHB Da Nang in Toyota V-League 1's eighth round on Saturday. — Photo news.zing.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Dong Tam Long An's key half-back Pham Hoang Lam will be absent from the match with SHB Da Nang in Toyota V-League 1's eighth round on Saturday.
Twenty-one year-old Lam had suffered a thigh muscle injury during the match against Sanna Khanh Hoa in the event's sixth round.
Lam, who competed as a member of the Viet Nam Olympic team in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, last year and Tran Chi Cong are steely half-backs of Long An in this year's football season.
Despite the absence of his key player, coach Ngo Quang Sang of Long An aims to earn three points in this match. At present, Long An have 13 points and rank fourth out of 14 teams in the national premier league. — VNS