Specifically, Chau Ngoc Quang tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 during the screening test of the Vietnamese team this morning of March 20.
Ngoc Quang will do more RT-PCR test to know the level as well as confirm the positive result. If it is confirmed that he has COVID-19, the midfielder born in 1996 will miss the opportunity to play in World Cup qualifiers 2022.
This is the first time Ngoc Quang has been called up to the Vietnam team. The player is wearing the shirt Hai Phong Club was called instead of To Van Vu, after the midfielder of Binh Duong contracted COVID-19.
Previously, the Vietnamese team had 6 players infected with SARS-CoV-2. They are Nguyen Van Hoang, Nguyen Tuan Manh, Nguyen Phong Hong Duy, Dao Van Nam, Nguyen Hai Huy and Luong Xuan Truong. Goalkeeper and central midfielder are the two most affected positions in the team.
The continuous infections in the past few days have greatly affected the personnel plan of Coach Park Hang Seo. The Korean leader previously received bad news when Bui Tien Dung and Phan Van Duc respectively could not attend due to injury.
In addition, the possibility of COVID-19 infection within the Vietnamese team is very high, causing Coach Park Hang Seo to shuffle personnel in the next few days.
The Vietnamese team is focusing on preparing for two matches against Oman (March 24) and Japan (March 29) in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. After 8 matches, Nguyen Quang Hai and his teammates won 3 points, while Oman. has 8 points, has run out of chances to compete for play-off tickets. In the first leg, Oman beat Vietnam 3-1.
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