Vietnam national striker Nguyen Van Toan, who is active in Seoul E-Land, was confident that Vietnam could achieve good results at the 2023 AFC Qatar Asian Cup, the first major tournament since coach Park Hang-seo left.
The AFC held the 2023 AFC Qatar Asian Cup final draw ceremony at the Qatar Opera Hall in Doha at 8:00 pm (Korean time) on the 11th. Vietnam, to which Van Toan belongs, will face off against strong champions Japan, the Middle Eastern powerhouse Iraq, and the Indonesian national football team led by coach Shin Tae-yong.
During the 2019 UAE Asian Cup, Van Toan, who played an active role in Vietnam’s first ever advance to the quarterfinals, played <Best Eleven> after the match against Cheonan City FC in the 13th round of Hana 1 Q K League 2 2023 at 1:30 pm on the 13th at Mok-dong Stadium. After saying, “Looking at the group formation, it looks a little difficult,” he said at a meeting with “All teams are strong. And Indonesia is the same. Indonesia is also developing. But we believe that the Vietnamese national team can always achieve good results.” “Because our Vietnamese players also have Asian Cup experience.”
“I still regret losing to Japan in the quarterfinals of the 2019 AFC UAE Asian Cup four years ago. However, I gained a lot from that match,” he said, adding that he could show a stronger appearance in the upcoming Qatar Asian Cup.
He also hinted that he would live up to the expectations of head coach Philip Troussier, who took over the leadership of Vietnam following Park Hang-seo. Bantoan said, “I haven’t met Troussier yet,” but said, “I still don’t know coach Troussier’s soccer well, but soccer is always changing. As a player, I think I have to adapt to coach Troussier’s soccer and do well.”먹튀검증
Bantoan also said it was “common” to play against Indonesian national football team Asnawi, who plays for the Chunnam Dragons, in the Asian Cup. Bantoan said, “Meeting Asnawi is personally normal, because I have met a lot through various competitions. There is nothing special about the confrontation with him.”
On the other hand, Ban Toan expressed his gratitude to football fans living in Korea for coming to Mokdong Stadium to see him in connection with Cheonan’s last Vietnam Day celebration. Van Toan said, “I am very grateful that so many Vietnamese fans came to the stadium. I want to say thank you to Seoul E-Land as well.” Thank you very much,” he said.