Tournament RecordWinners in 2008; Runners up in 1998 Played: 44
Goals for: 99
Goals against: 49
Biggest Win: 9-0 vs Laos (2007)
Biggest Defeat: 0-4 vs Thailand (2002)
Latest Results & Fixtures
|2 Dec 10||Vietnam||7 - 1||Myanmar|
|5 Dec 10||Philippines||2-0||Vietnam|
|8 Dec 10||Vietnam||1 - 0||Singapore|
SF 1 Leg 1
15 Dec 10
|Malaysia||2 - 0||Vietnam|
SF 1 Leg 2
18 Dec 10
|Vietnam||0 - 0||Malaysia|
Vietnam 2012 Squad ListGoalkeepers
BUI TAN TRUONG
DUONG HONG SON
NGUYEN MANH DUNG
NGUYEN THANH BINH
AU VAN HOAN
CHAU LE PHUOC VINH
DAO VAN PHONG
NGUYEN GIA TU
NGUYEN MINH DUC
NGUYEN QUOC LONG
NGUYEN THANH LONG GIANG
NGUYEN VAN BIEN
TRAN CHI CONG
TRAN DINH DONG
TRUONG DINH LUAT
VO HOANG QUANG
CAO SY CUONG
HUYNH QUOC ANH
LE TAN TAI
MAI TIEN THANH
NGUYEN CONG HUY
NGUYEN NGOC DUY
NGUYEN TRONG HOANG
NGUYEN VAN QUYET
NGUYEN VU PHONG
PHAM NGUYEN SA
PHAM THANH LUONG
PHAN THANH HUNG
VO DUY NAM
HOANG DINH TUNG
LE CONG VINH
NGUYEN HAI ANH
NGUYEN QUANG HAI
NGUYEN VIET THANG
Coach: PHAN THANH HUNG (Vietnam)
*The Final registration of players will be confirmed at the 1st Team Managers’ Meeting which will be held one day before the commencement of the competition.
* Shirt numbers are subject to change.
In what was their finest footballing hour, Vietnam defeated Thailand 3-2 on aggregate in 2008 with golden boy Le Cong Vinh delivering the coup de grace in the third minute of added time at a packed My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi.
With huge expectations weighing on their shoulders, the defending champions and co-hosts topped their group at the 2010 edition despite a surprising 2-0 loss to The Philippines but exited at the semi-final stage to eventual champions Malaysia.
Two second-half goals by Safee Sali in the first leg in Kuala Lumpur put Malaysia in the driving seat and despite the urgings of 40,000 fans at the My Dinh Stadium, Vietnam failed to fire in the return and the dream of the tactically astute Henrique Calisto leading them to a second straight final ended with a 0-0 draw.
Hung, the current coach of high-flying Hanoi T&T in the V-League, was in charge for two friendly matches last month when Vietnam were defeated 3-0 by China before beating Hong Kong 2-1. Second half goals by young strikers Nguyen Van Quyet and Nguyen Trong Hoang sealed the victory although Hung admitted a draw would have been a fairer result.
Nickname: Doi tuyen Viet nam (Team representing Vietnam)
National coach: Phan Thanh Hung
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