|Juventus Academy Việt Nam’s director Đinh Hồng Vinh (left). — Photo zing.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Juventus Academy Việt Nam’s director Đinh Hồng Vinh has been named national team head coach Park Hang-seo’s assistant coach.
Now Park will have the help of two assistants, his compatriot Lee Young-jin and Vinh, as the team prepares for the upcoming qualifying round of the AFC U23 Championship 2020 and the Southeast Asian Games 30.
Vinh is also head coach of Bà Rịa - Vũng Tàu, which plays in the Vietnamese Football National Second League.
Vinh has more than 10 years of expereince training young footballers at Hoàng Anh Gia Lai - Arsenal JMG Academy. Last year, he coached for Cần Thơ in the national premiere league and then he moved to Juventus Academy Việt Nam and was appointed its director.
Vinh was also the assistant coach of Hoàng Anh Tuấn for the national U19 team that ranked fourth in the AFC U19 Championship in 2016 and earned a ticket to compete in the U20 FIFA World Cup.
Việt Nam’s U23 team will convene in Hà Nội on March 6 to prepare for its matches in Group K of the AFC U23 Championship, to be held at Mỹ Đình National Stadium from March 22 to 26. Việt Nam will compete against Thailand, Indonesia and Brunei.
The 2020 AFC U23 Championship qualifiers include 24 teams from West Asia and 20 from East Asia, placed into 11 groups of four teams. — VNS