Park Hang-seo wanted a win in his debut match and Vietnamese players wanted a win under their new coach.
Vietnam defeated East Timor 4-0 in a match of the AFC U23 Championship qualification, which was played under heavy rains in HCM City on July 19.
Vietnam wasted many chances and ended with a 1-1 draw in a friendly march against Chinese Taipei on March 22 in Hanoi.
Vietnam’s national women’s team seeks to earn a berth in the final round of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Cup by leading Group D in the qualifying round.
Vietnam came from behind to defeat Thailand 3-1 in the last match of the 2017 Yunnan-ASEAN International Youth Football Tournament for U19s in Kunming, Yunnan province, China on February 22.
The men’s football team of Vietnam stood still at the 136th place in the FIFA ranking in February 2017, said the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) on February 10.
Vietnam made a promising start to the Year of the Rooster with a 3-0 victory over Malaysia in a friendly match in Ho Chi Minh City on February 7.
Midfielder Pham Thanh Luong made national football history on January 4, winning his fourth Golden Ball as the best male player for 2016.
World football governing body FIFA has ranked Vietnam at No. 32 in the women’s category.
Vietnam’s national men’s football team ranks 134th in the latest FIFA rankings recently released.