The head coach of the national women’s football team is looking for the stars of tomorrow that could help him fulfil his World Cup dream, a dream that has twice eluded him.
Eleven players of Đồng Tháp were involved in the affair which saw Đồng Tháp draw Vĩnh Long 1-1 in a group round match. They shared VNĐ133 million (US$5,700) after the game for keeping the total score at two goals or less.
The Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) and Troussier recently discussed a plan for the Asian U19 Football Championship, which is a qualifier for the FIFA World Cup.
Recently, at a meeting with his assistants to discuss new tactics for the team, the South Korean coach tipped his hand.
Việt Nam will defend their ASEAN Football Federation Cup later this year after the regional football governing body (AFF) has announced the tournament will go ahead.
With five goals in his last three matches coming on from the bench, Nam has fired coach Chung Hae-soung's HCM City FC to the top of the table.
Of the 23 players in the squad, in the little over two years since, eight of them have faced lengthy spells on the sidelines due to ligament injuries.