Phan Thanh Hung (right) is appointed to lead Vietnam’s national men’s football team
The 22 member team will gather in Hanoi on June 4 before traveling to China two days later to play friendly matches against China on June 8 and Hong Kong on June 10.
Addressing the ceremony, Hung expressed his happiness and honour in being nominated for the post, pledging to do his utmost to achieve the best results at the upcoming matches.
On the same day, Lu Dinh Tuan was nominated to coach the national U-22 men’s football team to compete in the upcoming Asian Under-22 Football Championships 2013 qualifiers, taking place in Myanmar from June 23 to July 3.
The U-22 team will begin training in Hanoi on June 5 to prepare for the event, with Vietnam competing in Group G against the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, Malaysia, Taiwan (China) and the host team.