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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