Nhâm Mạnh Dũng of Vietel FC (No. 40) is one of 24 players has been called back for the last training camp of the U-22 national team. Photo thethao247.vn
HCM CITY — Coach Park Hang Seo has called back 24 players of the U-22 national team for the fourth training session of this year to prepare for next year's Southeast Asian Games, where the U22 team will attempt to defend its crown.
This is the last training camp of the year for the U22 team. Unlike the previous three training camp, this time, the U22 team will have two friendly matches with the national team.
The first friendly will be on December 23 at Cẩm Phả Stadium in Quảng Ninh Province. The second is scheduled four days later at Việt Trì Stadium in Phú Thọ Province.
The two friendly matches are being held in accordance with the actual conditions of international matches, which have been suspended due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
These matches will help both teams prepare for the upcoming tournaments.
The national team will have three matches in the 2022 World Cup second qualification round in March and June.
The team will also defend its title at the AFF Suzuki Cup, while the U22 team will attempt to defend its crown in the Southeast Asian Games next year.
Coach Park Hang Seo has called back many players that have shown good form in the previous three training camps.
Players Nhâm Mạnh Dũng of Viettel FC, Trần Văn Công of Hồng Lĩnh Hà Tĩnh FC, Dụng Quang Nho of HAGL FC, and Lê Minh Bình of Bà Rịa Vũng Tàu FC have all left a good impression.
Two U-19 players, Võ Nguyên Hoàng of Sài Gòn FC and Huỳnh Công Đến of Phố Hiến FC, are also on the list.
These young players are considered to be top players with good growth potential.
The U-22 team is meeting today (December 18). VNS