The home page of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) selected former Barcelona player Iniesta who currently plays for Vissel (Japan), “Messi Thai” Chanathip currently plays for Kawasaki Frontale (Japan) and Cong Phuong of HAGL Club in the top 10. Player worth watching in AFC Champions League 2022 east region.
Tomorrow (April 15), the 2022 AFC Champions League kicks off the eastern group stage, in which Cong Phuong with HAGL to compete in Group H at Thong Nhat Stadium (HCMC).
Cong Phuong (far right) in the top players to watch at AFC Champions League 2022
According to AFC, 6 players worth watching in AFC Champions League 2022 the eastern region includes Iniesta (Vissel Kobe), Chanathip Songkrasin (Kawasaki Frontale), Mathew Leckie (Melbourne City), Jun Amano (Ulsan Hyundai) and Dejan Damjanovic (Kitchee SC) and Nguyen Cong Phuong of HAGL.
Former player Iniesta is the most worth watching in the AFC Champions League 2022
37-year-old midfielder, former Spanish football player, legend of Barcelona club Iniesta Currently playing for Vissel Kobe Club (Japan) still creates a great attraction every time he plays on the field. You have a chance to be the first player to win the title UEFA Champions League just won the AFC Champions League.
“Thai Messi” Chanathip is also interested
Chanathip Songkrasin is not far away from Vietnamese fans when he teamed up with Thailand to sow Cong Phuong and his teammates in Thailand. AFF Cup last year. The best player in the AFF Cup promises to fly high with Kawasaki Frontale in the AFC Champions League.
While, AFC Cong Phuong’s introduction is as follows: “27 years old, striker Nguyen Cong Phuong of Vietnam team used to play in foreign countries like Japan, Korea and Belgium. Cong Phuong will have his debut match in the AFC Champions League against HAGL club, where he started his career when he was just 12 years old.
Cong Phuong gets special attention in Group H with HAGL
AFC also lists the imprints of the Nghe striker when he won the Asian U23 runner-up in 2018, won the AFF Cup 2018, entered the quarterfinals of the Asian Cup 2019. Cong Phuong also scored in AFC Cup 2020 when he wears the shirt of Ho Chi Minh City Club and now he is adding new achievements with HAGL.
In the AFC Champions League 2022, Cong Phuong and HAGL are in Group H with very strong teams Jeonbuk Hyundai (Korea), Yokohama Marinos (Japan) and Sydney FC (Australia). On April 16, HAGL will play the opening match against Yokohama Marinos (Japan).