Nguyễn Văn Hùng is a dab hand on the basketball court and in the dojo and has the distinction of being one of few Vietnamese national champions in two sports.
Vietnamese athletes are working hard to secure a second slot in gymnastics at the coming Olympics in Tokyo this year.
Nguyễn Thành Ngưng has become a familiar name in Việt Nam’s walking scene, having won gold in the men’s 20km event at the National Athletics Championship for the last 11 years. He was also one of the first walkers in Southeast Asia to make it to the Olympics. He spoke with Thanh Nga.
In front of nearly 20,000 fans, head coach Park Hang-seo selected a strong senior team including Nguyễn Quang Hải, Nguyễn Tuấn Anh, Nguyễn Công Phượng, Đỗ Hùng Dũng and Phan Văn Đức.
His performance in last Wednesday's friendly match against the senior national team only further proved his talent and showed why many people believe he is a future star of Vietnamese football.
Forward Nguyễn Văn Quyết of Hà Nội FC was cautiously optimistic about his and the national team's progress after they pulled out a 3-2 victory in the friendly match between the national team and the U22 team on Wednesday.