This 2019 is the Asian Cup of the AFC (Asian Football Confederation), is the most important football championship in Asia, it is the seventeenth edition of this men’s soccer tournament, to be held in the United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1.
The host for the 2019 edition of the tournament was assigned to the United Arab Emirates on March 9, 2015. It is not the first time that this country hosts a tournament of this magnitude, they also did it in 1996.
The tournament has the participation of 24 selections for the first time in the history of this competition. After a decision taken by the same FIFA stay in 2014, after several meetings between organizations and committees.
The teams that make up this tournament are:
Saudi Arabia, Australia, Bahrain, Qatar, China, North Korea, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Philippines, India, Iraq, Iran, Japan, Jordan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine , Syria, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Vietnam and Yemen.
Vietnam in past performances in the Asian Cup:
The Vietnamese team only managed to qualify for the Asian Cup in 2007, not to mention that teams from North Vietnam and South Vietnam participated in the 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 championships.
The Vietnamese team in its last appearance, achieved a historic qualification to the quarterfinals where they fell defeated by Iraq 2 goals by 0 in charge of the Iraqi soccer player Younis Mahmoud.
Vietnam Selection Form Currently:
Undoubtedly the Vietnam team is a team to study disputed eleven international matches in 2018, with a positive record of seven wins and only four draws, without any defeat. All the teams he played against were ranked behind them. His coach believes that in this cup they will be a difficult opponent to beat and that they are prepared and protected both in defense and in their offense.
Key Points of the Vietnam National Team in the 2019 Asian Cup:
The key figure of the Vietnamese national team is Nguyen Quang Hai, only 21 years old and born in Dong Anh, Hanoi, he belongs to the Hanoi Club and became in the top scorer of the Asian Games of 2018. In the same year 2016, he also won the National U-21 Football League. Undoubtedly, he will be a forward fear of parts of the defenses of the teams that face the golden dragons.