Nhan Dan Online – The list of 27 players of the Vietnam National Football Team preparing for the up-coming Millennial 1000th Thang Long - Hanoi Cup from September 20-24 was announced yesterday by the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF).
Coach Henrique Calisto has decided to call back striker Pham Van Quyen who was suspended for four years by the VFF for his involvement in a match-fixing scandal at the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in the Philippines in 2005.
The team will begin their training sessions at My Dinh national stadium on September 6 and they will later officially take part in the tournament with the participation of big names such as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, U23 Kuwait and U23 Australia.
The National Team:
Goalkeepers (2): Duong Hong Son (Hanoi T&T), Nguyen Manh Dung (Thanh Hoa).
Defenders (9): Huynh Quang Thanh (Binh Duong), Dao Van Phong (Khanh Hoa), Vu Nhu Thanh (Ninh Binh), Nguyen Huy Hoang (Song Lam Nghe An), Truong Dinh Luat (Navibank Sai Gon), Tran Chi Cong (Binh Duong), Doan Viet Cuong, Le Van Truong (Hoang Anh Gia Lai), Le Phuoc Tu (Thanh Hoa).
Midfielders (12): Nguyen Minh Chau (Hai Phong), Tran Duy Quang (Hoang Anh Gia Lai), Nguyen Vu Phong (Binh Duong), Nguyen Trong Hoang (Song Lam Nghe An), Phan Van Tai Em (Dong Tam Long An), Tran Duc Duong (Hai Phong), Le Tan Tai (Khanh Hoa), Nguyen Minh Phương (Dong Tam Long An), Cao Sy Cuong (Hanoi T&T), Luong Van Duoc Em (Dong Thap), Pham Thanh Luong, Nguyen Xuan Thanh (Hanoi ACB).
Strikers (4): Nguyen Quang Hai (Khanh Hoa), Le Sy Manh (Quang Nam), Phạm Van Quyen (Song Lam Nghe An), Nguyen Viet Thang (Ninh Binh).