Việt Nam’s head coach Park Hang-seo has selected 28 players to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games. — Photo baomoi.com
HÀ NỘI — Head coach of Việt Nam’s national football team Park Hang-seo has selected 28 players to train together in preparation for the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, to be held in the Philippines later this year.
Park will test his players so he can choose the best lineup for the Games.
Following two short training periods last month, Park decided to continue creating chances for new aces to show their skills this time around including goalkeeper Phan Minh Thành and midfielder Phạm Trung Hiếu of Quảng Ninh Coal, Đoàn Thanh Trường and Trần Mạnh Hùng of Nam Định and striker Nhâm Mạnh Dũng of Viettel.
Notably, Park called midfielder Tống Anh Tỷ of Bình Dương who was in Việt Nam's U20 team for the FIFA U20 World Cup in 2017.
The squad will convene in two different phases from August 5 to 9 and from August 12 to 15 to accommodate their V.League schedules. The team will train at the PVF football centre in the northern province of Hưng Yên.
Việt Nam will play a friendly match against Phù Đổng FC on August 7.
The men’s football competition of the SEA Games will be held from November 26 to December 10. — VNS