After about 16 years in and around the sport, Thanh has made many ‘firsts’ and the national head coach is looking for more challenges.
The war of words for the bout has already begun, with the Australian asking: "who is this Nguyễn Văn Hải?"
Đương knocked out Thai Chatchai-decha Butdee in the men’s featherweight (52-57kg) category in the quarter-finals and received a bronze and an Olympic berth.
Nguyễn Văn Đương of Việt Nam pocketed a bronze medal at the Asia/Oceania Olympic boxing qualifying tournament yesterday in Amman, Jordan.
Nguyễn Văn Đương has become the fifth Vietnamese athlete to compete at the coming Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Talented boxer Nguyễn Thị Thu Nhi hopes to make Việt Nam listed in the world competition when she is going to compete at the WBO World Female Champion Title Match in April