U.23 Vietnam is shocking fans across the country not only with its positive, beautiful gameplay, few mistakes and no fear at the AFC U23 Championship, but also in turn eloquently introduced new elements. .
If in the previous matches, coach Gong Oh-kyun arranged two new 19-year-old players, Nguyen Van Truong and Khuat Van Khang, to start in the same versatile position for Luong Duy Cuong. variety, confident and skillful handling of the ball, the secondary double Quan Van Chuan appeared to take the place of main goalkeeper Van Toan and became the main role with an extremely reliable fulcrum that excited the audience. And yet the victory over Malaysia last night added a strange bird, Nguyen Thanh Nhan, who appeared from the beginning in the position of the left winger, surprising many people by playing so well, creating a very beautiful goal for Nham Manh. Dung also almost helped Van Tung bring the goal up in the second half.
Thanh Nhan (19) dribbles in front of the Malaysian defender
In fact, Thanh Nhan has emerged from the U.21 finals at PVF last year, especially his powerful long-range goal against Viettel on Christmas day, causing the defending champion to leave the game. That goal sent Thanh Nhan flying high next to teammates Quang Nho, Bao Toan, Minh Binh, and Tien Dat. But like Phan Tuan Tai, this 22-year-old player (he was born on October 25, 2000) has marked a turning point when he has been supplemented with Covid-19 infected players in the U.23 Vietnam team at the tournament. Cambodia. In the final match against Thailand, Thanh Nhan was coached by Dinh The Nam about to kick the right-back (Tuan Tai on the left) and it was these wings that played excellently and caught the eye. Coach Park Hang-seo.
But unlike Tuan Tai who had the opportunity to go directly to the U.23 Vietnam team to play the SEA Games, Thanh Nhan was not so lucky because he had to focus with HAGL to play AFC. Champions League. But it was the fact that coach Kiatisak gave him the opportunity to enter the field at the 2022 AFC Champions League that helped Thanh Nhan practice his bravery and experience, especially in matches against strong opponents of Japan, Korea and Australia. That helped him and his teammate Vo Dinh Lam were immediately added by coach Gong Oh-kyun, even though his name was not on the initial focus list at the end of April.
Not disappointing expectations, Thanh Nhan performed excellently at the first kick. He has proven his ability to run, create an excellent ball feeling with high-damage crosses that are not inferior to Tuan Tai. This performance opened a good news for the young man and also showed his great use of people Gong Oh-kyun.