Last game coach Park Hang-seo “Thanks to Korean fans, I will win the championship in Vietnam”
‘Saldink’ Park Hang-seo (64), Vietnam’s national soccer team coach, promised victory.
Vietnam, led by coach Park Hang-seo, faces Thailand in the second leg of the 2022 AFF (ASEAN Football Federation) Mitsubishi Electric Cup (Mitsubishi Cup) final held at Tammasat Stadium in Pathum Thani, Thailand on the 16th at 9:30 pm (Korean time). The first leg was tied 2-2. In order for Vietnam to win the championship, it must either win the second game away from Thailand or draw by 3 goals. It’s a situation where there’s a lot of pressure.
The opponent is also strong. Thailand is the defending champion and the team that holds the record for winning the tournament the most 6 times. Coach Park has a record of 1 win, 4 draws and 1 loss against Thailand after taking the baton in Vietnam. After winning the King’s Cup in 2019, they haven’t won in three years. 먹튀검증
However, coach Park burned his will to win. According to the Vietnamese government’s Internet newspaper, coach Park held a press conference ahead of the second game, saying, “After the first game, I saw people who were worried about Vietnam. The score is 2-2, but I’m here to give the Vietnamese fans a trophy and victory. I came to,” he said, revealing his determination ahead of the match in Thailand.
This match is also the farewell match for coach Park. Coach Park, who was appointed coach of the Vietnamese national soccer team in 2017, puts down the baton after the Mitsubishi Cup. Coach Park said, “Whether it’s the first game or the last game, I enter the stadium with a similar mindset. I will do my best in the last game as well.”
He added, “I am also grateful for the support of Korean fans. Thanks to that, I felt the motivation and responsibility to do well. The reason I have been able to lead Vietnam well so far is because I am a Korean.” added.
Director Park has created numerous victory dramas since taking charge of Vietnam. Coach Park, who won the championship in Vietnam in 2018, also led Vietnam to the semifinals for the first time in history at the Jakarta Palembang Asian Games in the same year. He also advanced to the quarterfinals in the 2019 Asian Cup and the final qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. It was the first time Vietnam had reached the World Cup finals.