Coach Park Hang-seo leads Vietnam to the Mitsubishi Cup final for two more matches. Attention is focusing on whether they will be able to achieve a beautiful finish with a victory.
Vietnam advanced to the final by winning 2-0 against Indonesia in the second round of the 2022 Southeast Asian Football Federation (AFF) Mitsubishi Cup semifinal held at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 9th at 9:30 pm (hereinafter Korean time).
Manager Park Hang-seo’s contract with Vietnam expires on the 31st. It was a game that could have been his last since there was no game after this tournament. After beating Indonesia, the toughest opponent, Vietnam and coach Park’s accompaniment continued for two more games. Vietnam will play home and away on the 13th and 16th at 9:30 p.m. with either Malaysia or Thailand in the final.
Coach Park, who was appointed in September 2017 and has been with Vietnam for about five and a half years, said at a press conference ahead of the game against Indonesia, “Tomorrow’s game is very important because the contract ends when this tournament is over. If we lose, it ends right away, and if we win, we Two more games with the team,” he said. It was a kind of stimulating message to the players.
The Vietnamese team reacted immediately. Overcame the inferior atmosphere in the Indonesian expedition and overwhelmed the opponent at home. Indonesia attempted 9 shots, but none went inside the goal. 토토
As it was an important match, the mental strength of the Vietnamese players was well armed. In the first half, he constantly showed his fighting spirit while fighting fiercely with his opponent. In the 34th minute of the first half, when the players of both teams were entangled, coach Park himself jumped onto the pitch, and the coaches stopped it, which was caught on camera.
In the end, the uniqueness of being the last brought the team and coach Park together. He held the baton in Vietnam, won the AFF Suzuki Cup once, won the Southeast Asian Games twice, and lifted trophies, and was the first in history to make it to the final Asian qualifying round for the FIFA World Cup. In Korea, it was nicknamed ‘Saldink’, which is a combination of the name of Guus Hiddink and Vietnam, which is famous for rice.
Now, ‘Saldink’ and Vietnam’s companion have two matches left. Attention is focusing on whether they will be able to return after dancing their last dance in Hanoi without regret.