Striker Nguyễn Tiến Linh. — Photo sauphut90.com
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s head coach Park Hang-seo announced a squad of 25 players for the senior team on Sunday to prepare for the upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers against the UAE and Thailand.
The squad changed little from the list for the previous matches against Malaysia and Indonesia.
Notably, the South Korean coach called up midfielder Nguyễn Hoàng Đức from the Việt Nam U22 team.
Besides Đức, strikers Nguyễn Tiến Linh and Nguyễn Trọng Hùng were also added from the U22s.
Meanwhile, Park cut five footballers from the national team including Ngô Hoàng Thịnh, Phạm Xuân Mạnh, Ngân Văn Đại, Nguyễn Việt Phong and Trần Văn Kiên.
Today, two players Đoàn Văn Hậu and Nguyễn Công Phượng, who are competing in Europe, will convene with the national team.
With their presence, Park will have all his players to prepare for the upcoming matches.
The list will be shortened to 23 ahead of the match against the UAE on November 14 in Ha Noi.
Việt Nam will host Thailand on November 19. VNS
List of 25 players:
Goal keepers (3): Đặng Văn Lâm (Muangthong United), Nguyễn Tuấn Mạnh (Sanna Khánh Hòa BVN), Phạm Văn Cường (Quảng Nam)
Defenders (7): Nguyễn Thành Chung (Hà Nội), Đỗ Duy Mạnh (Hà Nội), Nguyễn Hữu Tuấn (HCM City FC), Đoàn Văn Hậu (Heerenveen SC), Quế Ngọc Hải (Viettel), Bùi Tiến Dũng (Viettel), Lê Văn Đại (Thanh Hóa)
Midfielders (9): Vũ Văn Thanh (HAGL), Nguyễn Phong Hồng Duy (HAGL), Nguyễn Tuấn Anh (HAGL), Phạm Đức Huy (Hà Nội), Nguyễn Quang Hải (Hà Nội), Đỗ Hùng Dũng (Hà Nội), Nguyễn Huy Hùng (Quảng Nam), Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng (Viettel), Nguyễn Hoàng Đức (Viettel)
Strikers (6): Nguyễn Văn Toàn (HAGL), Nguyễn Công Phượng (Sint Truidense), Nguyễn Anh Đức (Becamex Bình Dương), Hà Minh Tuấn (Quảng Nam), Nguyễn Tiến Linh (Becamex Bình Dương), Nguyễn Trọng Hùng (Thanh Hóa).