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Park Hang-Seo’s Vietnamese National Football Team Takes World Stage

(image: Yonhap)

(image: Yonhap)

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire)The Vietnamese men’s national football team and the U-23 football team led by South Korean head coach Park Hang-seo are entering the world stage following a series of outstanding performances at multiple international championships.

According to Vietnamese media, Luong Xuan Truong, captain of the Vietnamese U-23 national football team, has been recruited by Buriram United, the 2018 Thai League 1 champions.

“After the AFC Asian Cup, we received numerous offers to recruit Truong,” said a manager at Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC, Truong’s current team.

Truong played for South Korea’s K League clubs Incheon United FC and Gangwon FC in 2016 and 2017.

Nguyen Cong Phuong, striker for the Vietnamese national football team, will be playing for Incheon United FC on a one-year loan.

Phuong, as Vietnam’s lead striker, scored two goals at this year’s Asian Cup.

Dang Van Lam, a goalkeeper for the Vietnamese soccer team, signed a three-year contract with Thailand’s SCG Muangthong United at an unprecedented annual salary of US$120,000.

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