Video assistant referee (VAR) technology will be applied for the first time in Vietnam in the national team’s upcoming matches during the final round of 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, with 33 cameras to be installed at My Dinh National Stadium. A VAR room at the 2020 AFC Champions League. (Photo: AFC) Recently, Park Hang-seo's side received good news as the local authorities have allowed Vietnam’s home matches in the third and final qualifying round to be hosted at My Dinh Stadium, Hanoi. The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has actively worked with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to arrange and install a system to assist VAR as soon as possible, meeting international competition standards. As VAR is still a new concept in Vietnam in particular and in Asia in general, AFC will coordinate with a partner specialising in this technology to support the 12 national teams participating in the final qualifying round, including Vietnam, so that VAR can be operated … [Read more...] about How is VAR technology installed at My Dinh Stadium?
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V.League 1-2021’s restart date is likely to be pushed back until February 2022 as the Vietnam Professional Football Company (VPF) rolls out concrete plans for the resumption of top-flight football in the country. V.League 1-2021 - Round 12 - Hoang Anh Gia Lai vs Becamex Binh Duong - Pleiku Stadium - May 2, 2021 Hoang Anh Gia Lai's Nguyen Van Toan in action. (Photo: VPF) Specifically, on July 19, the VPF sent a dispatch and voting papers to its shareholders and 27 V.League 1 and First Division (V.League-2) clubs to collect their opinions on the projected plan to continue Vietnam’s 2021 national professional football competitions. Time fund conditions show that the August 23, 2021-February 1, 2022 period coincides with the national team’s competition and health quarantine plans for participating in international matches and tournaments. Given that fact, to ensure the goal of finalising the 2021 season once the pandemic is brought under control, the VPF has designed … [Read more...] about VPF proposes pushing back V.League 1-2021 resumption until February 2022
The Vietnamese U23 football team have been ranked eighth in the Asian region, according to the latest rankings as announced by global football website Footy Rankings. In line with this, Vietnam’s U23s are ranked eighth in Asia with 25,897 points, followed by Jordan on 24.228 points, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 23.535 points, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on 22.964 points, Thailand on 20.441 points, and China with 20.360 points. During the 2016 AFC U23 Championship, the Vietnamese team failed to make it past the qualifying round after losing eight matches and finishing with no points. Two years later the national U23 team led by head coach Park Hang-seo put in a number of outstanding performances in China to finish as runners-up of the 2018 AFC U23 Championship. In the 2020 version of the event, Vietnam failed to progress through to the final round, despite defeating Jordan and the UAE. Vietnam will play in Group I in the qualifiers for the … [Read more...] about Vietnamese U23 side named as eighth best in Asia by football website
Archers Nguyễn Hoàng Phi Vũ and Đỗ Thị Ánh Nguyệt (right) train in Tokyo for their Olympic competitions. — Photo courtesy of Việt Nam Olympics Team HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese archers have not made a mark on the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo but the young athletes are amongst the nation's brightest stars and will be supported in their future endeavours. Nguyễn Hoàng Phi Vũ and Đỗ Thị Ánh Nguyệt competed in the men's and women's individual events but they were ousted from the first round. According to coach Ngô Hải Nam however, their presence at the world's largest sporting event should push Việt Nam to look toward long-term strategies for their development. Nguyệt nearly made a bang when she faced Ren Hayakawa of Japan in the first match. The Vietnamese took the lead after the first two sets before Ren came back and drew, forcing the game into a shoot-off. In a decisive shoot, 20-year-old Nguyệt who was enjoying her first-ever Olympics, scored 7 … [Read more...] about More support for Olympic archers moving forward