“U23 Vietnam will play with completely new tactics”
Coach Gong Oh-kyun took over Vietnam U23 after the 31st SEA Games. He was under pressure to continue to be as successful as compatriot Park Hang-seo. The first challenge for the 47-year-old leader is to achieve good results at the 2022 AFC U23 Championship. This is the first tournament to mark the success of Coach Park Hang-seo with Vietnamese football when he helped the team reach the place. Finals 2018.
At 8 pm on the evening of August 2, coach Gong Oh-kyun and his students at U23 Vietnam will begin their journey to conquer the tournament in Uzbekistan with the opening match of Group C against a much-loved opponent U23 Thailand. About 10 days ago, U23 Vietnam beat Thailand U23 1-0 in the men’s football final at SEA Games 31. However, compared to the team that lost to U23 Vietnam at My Dinh Stadium, the squad that U23 Thai had. Lan brought a lot of changes to the 2022 AFC U23 Championship, with the presence of many quality players currently playing in Europe.
“U23 Vietnam and U23 Thailand met in the final of SEA Games 31. It was a thrilling match. U23 Thailand changed many players compared to that match, but we also changed. Basically, U23 Vietnam Nam has put the 31st SEA Games behind to focus on the next match.Thai U23 players have good technique and ability, their individuals are all very good.In this tournament, Thailand U23 has another coach. SEA Games. They have a new way of playing, so we have to analyze them carefully,” said coach Gong Oh-kyun about Thailand U23 in the pre-match press conference.
In the past few days, many fans have felt insecure when coach Gong Oh-kyun changed the game of U23 Vietnam and received a 0-3 defeat against U23 UAE, but the Korean leader affirmed that his students quickly got used to the new tactics and believed that the whole team would achieve good results in the tournament in Uzbekistan.
“I learned a lot from Coach Park Hang-seo and his tactics to find the right plan for Vietnam U23s. The players have also adapted to the new tactics. We believe we have helped them realize the change. change in a short time. U23 Vietnam has just attended the SEA Games. Therefore, the first priority for the players right now is to recover. The team has achieved good results in 2018 (finalist). I also got good results this year,” said coach Gong Oh-kyun.
Coach Gong Oh-kyun was born in 1974, worked for many years with the U17, U18, U20, U23 Korean teams as an assistant. In 2020, he worked as assistant coach Shin Tae-yong in the Indonesian team and was assigned to be in charge of this country’s U20 team. When he was still playing, he played as a striker, having played for Daejeon Citizen FC, Gyeongnam FC (Korea) and Sunshine Coast FC (Australia).
In March, through the introduction of Coach Park Hang-seo, coach Gong Oh-kyun was appointed by VFF as the coach of U23 Vietnam. Gong began to familiarize himself with this job as an assistant to coach Lee Young-jin at a friendly tournament in Dubai in April, and officially took over the position of head coach after the 31st SEA Games.
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