|Hoang Anh Tuan
HA NOI (VNS) — The Viet Nam Football Federation has decided to appoint Hoang Anh Tuan as head coach of the national U19 team in preparation for upcoming international events.
Tuan will replace Guillaume Graechen who is busy leading Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) Club in the V-League. HAGL are standing in rank 10th out of 14 teams in the table at the moment, having lost five our of eight matches this season, so Graechen quit the U19 team job to focus on his team.
Tuan is in the central province of Nghe An to watch the final round of the national U19 football tournament to select the best players for the national team.
The U19 team will compete in the 2015 AFF U19 Youth Championship from August 22 to September 4, and the AFC U19 Championship 2016 Qualifiers from October 2-10.
Tuan, who has also coached Hai Phong FC, gained a certificate from the AFC in 2005, having participated in special training courses in India and Switzerland. — VNS