Reporter Jang Bo-in = Park Hang-seo (64), head coach of the Vietnam national soccer team, expressed satisfaction with advancing to the final of the Southeast Asia Football Federation (AFF) Mitsubishi Cup, also known as the “Southeast Asia World Cup.”
Vietnam defeated Indonesia 2-0 under coach Shin Tae-yong (53) in the second leg of the 2022 AFF Mitsubishi Cup semi-finals held at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 9th.
Vietnam, who faced 0-0 in the first leg, advanced 2-0 on the aggregate of the two games to advance to the final.
The true ‘last dance’ of coach Park Hang-seo, who puts down the baton of the Vietnamese national team at the end of this tournament, will be held in the final.
According to Vietnamese media Tuoi Tre, coach Park told the team at a press conference after the match, “Vietnam has not beaten Indonesia in the AFF Cup for the past 26 years.” The thing is to go to the finals. I’m really proud of the effort our team put in today.” 메이저놀이터
Looking back on his five years in Vietnam, he said, “There are a lot of players who have matured. If I say they don’t develop their individual technique, I can’t agree with that.” came,” he said.
“I have maximized the potential of the players,” said Park. “I think the way experienced players play with the ball works. To some extent, the Vietnamese players are a step above other Southeast Asian teams.” .
Coach Park showed a humble attitude in praise of himself, saying, “I am an ordinary coach,” and said, “I will play the game with the spirit of Vietnam to win the championship and repay the love of Vietnamese football fans.”
Meanwhile, coaches Park Hang-seo and Shin Tae-yong drew attention by unfolding a ‘war of nerves’ surrounding the semi-finals.
Controversy arose that the two command towers refused to shake hands, and coach Shin Tae-yong posted an article on his social network service (SNS) demanding “fair play” between the referee and players, and it became a hot topic again.
Regarding this, coach Park said, “Coach Taeyong Shin and I have no choice but to react sensitively to the game result. So, we talked about each other. After the game, our relationship will return to normal.” No. I don’t do social media, so I don’t know how to rate this.”
Coach Shin Tae-yong admitted defeat after the second game, saying, “The Vietnamese team played a good game today.”
“The Vietnamese team is familiar with My Dinh National Stadium, but it was a strange place for us,” he explained.
Coach Shin, who ended the tournament without fulfilling his dream of winning the Mitsubishi Cup for the first time, bowed his head, saying, “There is still a lot of work to be done to develop Indonesian football. I am sorry for disappointing Indonesian fans.”