Reporter Kim Do-yong = Former Japan national team coach Philippe Troussier has taken over as head coach Park Hang-seo to lead the Vietnam national soccer team.
The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) announced on its official website on the 16th that “Trussier will lead the Vietnam national team A and the U-23 national team.” Troussier’s contract is said to run until July 2026. 메이저사이트
Head coach Park Hang-seo, who took office as Vietnam’s head coach in 2017, won the Southeast Asian Football Federation (AFF) Cup, won the Southeast Asian Games (SEA) gold medal, reached the Asian Games semifinals, and advanced to the Asian final qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. paid
However, coach Park Hang-seo decided to end his association with Vietnam after the AFF Cup in January.
VFF, which was looking for a successor for coach Park, has been in charge of strengthening the PVF Academy, a Vietnamese national training center since 2018, and focused on fostering youth. He also led the Vietnam U-19 national team to participate in the 2020 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Asian Cup qualifiers.
Troussier, who is from France, led the Japanese national team to the Asian Cup title in 2000. He also gave Japan the gift of advancing to the round of 16 for the first time in the 2002 World Cup Korea-Japan.
Meanwhile, former Vietnam national team coach Park Hang-seo plans to continue his leadership career in a third country or club, not in Korea or Vietnam. Director Park met with reporters on the 14th and said, “Personally, I have an idea that I can do more in the field for about 2-3 years.”