PM praises young footballers’ solidarity, physical strength, bravery, self-confidence

 Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc awards U23 Vietnam members and chief coach Park Han-seo (Photo: VGP) On Sunday night, Mr. Phuc had a meeting with U23 Vietnam members and chief coach Park Han-seo, after they had a long journey on numerous streets of Hanoi. The PM awarded the first class Labor Order to U23 Vietnam football team and third-class Labor Order to chief coach Park, a Republic of Korean national, midfielder Nguyen Quang  Hai and goal keeper Bui Tien Dung for their excellent achievements at the AFC U23 Championship. On the behalf of the U23 Vietnam squad, the head coach presented a ball with signatures by the coach and all players to the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Phuc praised the team’s solidarity, physical strength, bravery, and self-confidence to compete for Vietnam. He appreciated the special role head coach Park Hang-seo in leading and inspiring confidence in the team and promoting their potential, thus making a wonder for football. Fans welcome  the national young football squad at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi (Photo: Truong Giang) Later in the night, tens of thousands of football fans enthusiastically welcomed the national young football squad at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi. Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong, President Tran Dai Quang and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan sent flowers to congratulate the team. Minister of Culture, Sports, and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien said that over the past 2 weeks, the Vietnamese have lived in joy, happiness, and pride of the U23 football… [Read full story]


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