In the latest blow to the South Korean, left-back Đoàn Văn Hậu suffered a knee injury when he was playing for SC Heerenveen’s Jong Heerenveen during the Dutch tournament for junior teams yesterday.
Football legend Hồng Sơn believes Vietnamese players are still a long way off from plying their trade at elite European clubs, but says the domestic game is improving rapidly and one day a local-born star could be rubbing shoulders with the world’s best.
The 2020 V.League 1 season is almost upon us and (coronavirus permitting) the season will kick off this coming week. To mark the start of the season, Viet Nam News has put together a 14-team preview of each club.
Midfielder Nguyễn Quang Hải, defender Đoàn Văn Hậu, midfielder Đỗ Hùng Dũng, striker Nguyễn Văn Quyết and midfielder Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng will compete for the top award, the Golden Ball title.
As an experienced South Korean sports health expert, Choi Ju-young came to Việt Nam in April to work with the national football team.
Vietnamese athletes have had an outstanding 2019 at home and abroad. Việt Nam News looks at the top 10 events of the year.
The team had their first training session in HCM City on Wednesday following a 10-days training camp in Tongyeong, South Korea.
Nguyễn Quang Hải is the favourite for the contest which is organised annually by Sài Gòn Giải Phóng (Liberated Sài Gòn) newspaper.