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Viet Nam national team named for World Cup qualifiers

Update: May, 20/2015 - 08:44

Toshiya Miura yesterday announced a list of 24 players who will compete at the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers this weekend. — Photo tin247

HA NOI (VNS) — Toshiya Miura yesterday announced a list of 24 players who will compete at the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers this weekend.

Among the players selected, strikers Le Cong Vinh, Nguyen Hai Anh, Nguyen Quang Hai and Mac Hong Quan were called up.

Quan received praise from experts after scoring the only goal for Viet Nam in a 1-1 friendly match against North Korea on Sunday.

In midfield, the 50-year-old Japanese coach has called up Nguyen Huu Dung, who scored in a friendly with U23 Thailand in March, alongside other key players such as Nguyen Van Quyet, Vu Minh Tuan, Le Tan Tai, Nguyen Minh Chau and Nguyen Trong Hoang.

In defence, fans will be watching the performances of new recruits such as Michal Nguyen and Dang Khanh Lam.

Viet Nam will leave for Thailand tomorrow before facing the hosts in the opening game of Group F on May 24.

Viet Nam will then take on Indonesia at home scheduled for September 3. — VNS

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