Coach Park Hang-seo (64) tasted the honor of winning the Best Foreign Sports Leader in Vietnam in 2022.
Director Park calmly expressed his impressions of the award, saying, “There is still work to be done.” He emphasized his commitment to winning the Mitsubishi Cup, his farewell stage, and his sense of responsibility as the national team coach.
According to local media VN Express, etc., director Park won the foreign director award at the ‘Victory Cup’ ceremony held in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 11th.
The Victory Cup is an awards ceremony organized by the Vietnamese Sports Authority, which selects the players, coaches and teams that have shown the most outstanding performance throughout the year.
Coach Park said, “Thank you for giving me this valuable award this year, which ends my five-year partnership with the Vietnamese national team. However, there is still work to be done in Vietnam. he said forcefully
The Vietnam national soccer team, led by coach Park, will play the first leg of the 2022 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Mitsubishi Electric Cup (Mitsubishi Cup) final against Thailand at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam on the 13th at 9:30 pm (Korean time).
The second game will be held in Thailand on the 16th at 9:30 pm. The winning team is determined by the total score of the 1st and 2nd games.
At the Mitsubishi Cup, dubbed the ‘Southeast Asian World Cup’, coach Park prepares a ‘last dance’. He puts down the baton of coaching Vietnam after this tournament.
Coach Park, who took office in Vietnam in September 2017, has shown remarkable achievements over the past five years. He raised Vietnam, which was classified as a middle-ranking player in Southeast Asia, to a strong player in the region, drawing attention from the Asian football world.
In 2018, he led Vietnam to win the Suzuki Cup (currently Mitsubishi Cup) in 10 years, creating the Park Hang-seo Syndrome. He became a national hero in Vietnam and caused considerable repercussions in Korea, such as being called ‘Rice Dink’. 먹튀검증
The following year, he also showed outstanding leadership by leading Vietnam to the quarterfinals in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup. Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is also an achievement that cannot be overlooked. Park Hang-seo is the first player in Vietnamese soccer history to qualify for the World Cup finals.
Vietnam also succeeded in entering the top 100 in the FIFA rankings under Park’s leadership. It is currently ranked 96th.