Throughout Vietnam’s eight matches in the tournament, Hai has scored three goals and contributed two assists which manifested into goals for the team. The midfielder receives a $10,000 reward from the organizing board. Hai, 21, currently playing for Hanoi Football Club, is among the potential young footballers of Vietnam. He played midfielder in the first two matches in AFF group stage, before he was assigned to support the team’s attacks. He was the most fouled player in the Vietnam team, often closely followed by the opponents. Nguyen Quang Hai is surrounded by four Philippines players in a semi-final match. Photo by VnExpress/Lam Thoa The AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, a biennial football tournament, was held from November 8 to December 15 at 12 different stadiums in all participating countries. The second leg of the final match between Vietnam and Malaysia has just ended with Vietnam’s 1-0 victory in My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi. Vietnam national men’s football … [Read more...] about Vietnamese named best player of AFF Cup 2018
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HÀ NỘI — Sport website, Four Four Two, has mentioned four Vietnamese names in its list of 25 best ASEAN players. The website highlighted midfielders Lương Xuân Trường, Đinh Thanh Trung, and Nguyễn Văn Quyết, and striker Nguyễn Anh Đức. According to experts, Trường who is playing for Gangwon FC in South Korea has bags of potential and could be among the players that lifts the perennial underachiever tag the Vietnamese team have attracted in domestic competitions. Trường, 22, is a regular member of the Việt Nam senior team and also a part of the squad that will compete at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship. Trung is a consistent performer for both club and country for many years; the past season was arguably the pint-sized creator’s best yet. The 29-year-old player is captain of his Quảng Nam FC, which just won the V.League trophy last month. … [Read more...] about Four Vietnamese in ASEAN’s best players’ list
Sport website, Four Four Two, has mentioned four Vietnamese names in its list of 25 best ASEAN players. Striker Nguyen Anh Duc is one of Vietnamese listed as ASEAN best players by Four Four Two (Photo football-tribe.com) The website highlighted midfielders Luong Xuan Truong, Dinh Thanh Trung, and Nguyen Van Quyet, and striker Nguyen Anh Duc.According to experts, Truong who is playing for Gangwon FC in the Republic of Korea has bags of potential and could be among the players that lifts the perennial underachiever tag the Vietnamese team have attracted in domestic competitions.Truong, 22, is a regular member of the Vietnam senior team and also a part of the squad that will compete at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship.Trung is a consistent performer for both club and country for many years; the past season was arguably the pint-sized creator’s best yet.The 29-year-old player is captain of his Quang Nam FC, which just won the V.League trophy last month. He was also … [Read more...] about Four Vietnamese in ASEAN best players’ list
NDO/VNA - Goalkeeper Bui Tien Dung and right winger Nguyen Quang Hai of Vietnam’s U23 team were chosen by Scott McIntyre of Fox Sport Asia as two of the best players at the AFC U23 Championship in China.Other players included were Matthew Davies of Malaysia, Dostonbek Tursumov, Zabikhillo Urinboev and Odijion Xamrobekov of Uzbekistan, Gao Zhunyi and Wei Shihao of China, Seo Young-Jae of the Republic of Korea, and Akram Atif and Almoez Ali of Qatar. … [Read more...] about Dung, Hai among best players of AFC U23 Championship
The WAFU Cup of Nations is upon us again, and Nigeria, as usual, will be contenders for the title. The Super Eagles B side has been to the final at each of the three editions they have contested, winning once. In doing so, they have thrown up a number of players who have gone on to make a splash in the main Super Eagles team. Here are five of the best. Musa is by far and away the most prominent of the players who have used the WAFU Cup of Nations to launch their careers has been. In 2010, the virtually unknown Kano Pillars hotshot was a member of the squad that claimed Nigeria's only title so far. Musa, on his way to winning the Nigerian league Golden Boot, underwhelmed, scoring just twice as they went unbeaten throughout the tournament as host nation. His first goal came in the second group game, a 5-0 rout of Guinea that secured progress from the group stage. The second followed in the very next game, a 1-0 win over Burkina Faso in the semifinals. Musa went on to represent Nigeria at … [Read more...] about Who is Nigeria’s best player to have featured in WAFU Cup of Nations?
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Both hosts Hải Phòng and visitors Hà Nội FC will miss their top players when they meet each other in an early match of the V.League's sixth round today. The game was advanced, as Hà Nội needed time to prepare for their Asian Football Confederation Cup match on February 21. A win may help Hà Nội, currently at the third place, share the top position with FLC Thanh Hóa for at least two days, before other matches of the round are played on Sunday. Meanwhile, if they win, Hải Phòng will replace defending champions Hà Nội in the top three. However, Hà Nội FC will have to play without their best striker Hoàng Vũ Samson because of a six-match fine. Samson has scored four goals this season, before he was fined a month ago. Their captain, Gonzalo Damian Marronkle, twisted his ankle weeks ago, and it is still not clear if he will play today. "We are facing a big problem of personnel. Samson and Marronkle are important to us. They influence our playing style," said … [Read more...] about Hà Nội, Hải Phòng to compete without best players