Vietnamese football confident for the future

Vietnamese football confident for the future

NDO – A new page was written in the history of Vietnamese football as the country’s U23 team claimed second place at the AFC U23 Championship 2018 that concluded in China two days ago. It was not just a matter of luck either, but a praiseworthy achievement following a difficult journey to defeat their opponents and progress to the final, as stated by the professional circle both at home and abroad.  (Jan 29, 2018)


Foreign press: Vietnam U23s kindle national pride and unity

  Jan 30, 2018
NDO – The remarkable journey of Vietnam’s U23 team in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship ended with a runner-up title in a continental tournament for the first time in history. Though the achievements of the red-shirted men exceed such accolades, as their unprecedented feats have awakened the pride and national unity of more than 90 million fans. 

Vietnam U23 players’ courage, passion melt snow: OSEN

  Jan 29, 2018
NDO/VNA – The courage and passion of the Vietnamese U23 players seemed to melt the snow, OSEN, a news website based in the Republic of Korea commented on the final between Vietnam and Uzbekistan in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship.  

Vietnam U23s impress international community

  Jan 28, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23 were unable to claim their first regional title in history when losing to the last minute of extra time. Nevertheless, the impressive performances of the red-shirts have left a mark on the international media, as well as on the hearts of millions of fans not only in Vietnam but across the region. 

Head coach Park confident in bright future awaits Vietnam

  Jan 28, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23’s head coach Park Hang-seo predicts a bright future for Vietnamese football despite seeing his side slip to a narrow defeat to Uzbekistan in the final of the AFC U23 Championship 2018 on January 27. 

PM encourages Vietnam U23 to fight for national pride

  Jan 27, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has encouraged head coach Park Hang-seo and his Vietnam U23 players to remain calm and confident, and fight their hardest for national pride, in a letter sent to the team ahead of their much-anticipated AFC U23 final against Uzbekistan, scheduled for the afternoon of January 27.  

AFC undecided whether to postpone U23 final amid heavy snow in Changzhou

  Jan 27, 2018
NDO - Asia’s football governing body AFC has not made a decision as to whether to postpone the final match of the U23 championship between Vietnam and Uzbekistan as the Chinese city of Changzhou, where the match is held, is gripped by heavy snow. 

Vietnam vs Uzbekistan: Who will win the final showpiece?

  Jan 27, 2018
NDO – There is one final but huge hurdle for Vietnam to finish victorious in their historic journey at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship in China. 

National U23 team receives first-class Labour Order

  Jan 26, 2018
NDO – President Tran Dai Quang decided to award the Labour Order, first class, to the national U23 squad for their successful journey at the ongoing Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship in China, on January 26.  

BTV Cup Number 1 kicks off in Binh Duong province

  Jan 26, 2018
NDO/VNA - The 18th Binh Duong Television International Football Cup Number 1 (BTV Cup Number 1) kicked off at Go Dau Stadium in the southern province of Binh Duong on January 25. 

Ultra-large screens to be installed to serve fans during AFC U23 finals

  Jan 26, 2018
NDO – Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are planning to install LED screens in public venues to serve local people who want to watch the final match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship between the Vietnam and Uzbekistan on January 27.  

Vietnam's squad back to training indoor against heavy snow

  Jan 25, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23 squad returned to training on late January 25 in preparation for the final match of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship against Uzbekistan in the next two days. 

Spain’s leading sports newspaper covers Vietnam U23’s feat

  Jan 25, 2018
NDO – “Vietnamese football is living in its most dazzling days,” Marca, the leading sports newspaper in Spain, said in its Spanish-version article published on January 23 covering the incredible journey of the Vietnam U23 team at the ongoing AFC U23 Championship 2018 in China.  

Vietnam U23’s historic feat makes headlines in international media

  Jan 24, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23 became the first Southeast Asian football team to qualify for the final of the AFC U23 Championship following their commanding semifinal win over Qatar on January 23. The historic feat accomplished by Park Hang-seo and his players at the ongoing 2018 competition in China has received admiration and praise from international media. 

Fans send congrats to Vietnam over historic semi-final win

  Jan 23, 2018
NDO – Football fans from across the region sent congratulations to Vietnam U23 after they earned a historic place in the AFC U23 Championship final.