FOX Sports Asia: Nguyen Quang Hai - hope of Vietnam

Update: 20:44 | 05/01/2019
FOX Sports Asia devoted an article in its “Players to Watch” series for AFC Asian Cup 2019 to write about Nguyen Quang Hai, describing him as “the outstanding prospect carrying the hopes of Vietnam”.
TIN LIÊN QUAN
fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam Coach Park Hang-seo named among ‘Asians of the Year’
fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam Prime Minister: Football inspires patriotism, national pride

In his article, FOX Sports Asia football editor Gabriel Tan affirmed that 2018 has been a memorable year for Vietnam which started with a remarkable run to the AFC U-23 Championship final, which was followed by a fourth-place finish at Asian Games 2018, before they capped off the year by winning the AFF Suzuki Cup.

fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam
Nguyen Quang Hai (shirt no.19) is surrounded by Malaysian players. (Photo: VNA)

“Coach Park Hang-seo deserves plenty of credit for his work from the touchline but, on the field, one soared higher than the rest for the Golden Dragons,” he wrote.

Nguyen Quang Hai, 21, has truly emerged as “one of the brightest prospects not just in Southeast Asia but across the whole continent”.

“The Ha Noi starlet has all the attributes to make a devastating attacker: impeccable technique, a bag full of tricks, blistering pace and a keen eye for goal, especially from long-range and dead-ball situations”.

According to Tan, maturity and understanding of the game are Hai’s strength.

“Throughout the recent Suzuki Cup, Quang Hai proved to be one for the big occasion but was also unafraid to take leadership, keeping the intensity for Vietnam with his tireless running but also knowing when to slow things down when the situation called for,” he wrote.

Midfielder Hai was named the Most Valuable Player of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018 for his significant contributions to the Vietnamese football squad’s victory at the tournament.

He has been also named among the 10 most anticipated young stars at the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE.

fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam Vietnam tops Group E at AFC U19 women’s champs

Vietnam’s U19 women football team crushed Jordan 4-0 in the last qualifying match of Group E at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U19 Women’s Championship ...

fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam AFC lauds Vietnam’s female football squad

The Vietnamese have a proud record in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship, having been crowned regional champions in 2006 and 2012, while their ...

fox sports asia nguyen quang hai hope of vietnam Vietnam gets ready for AFC Women’s U16 Championship

Vietnam’s U16 team gather in Ha Noi on January 5 to kick off their nearly-two-month training for the second qualifying round of the 2019 Asian ...

(Source: VNA)