Park Hang-seo, who is struggling in the final qualifying round of the World Cup, has renewed his contract with the Vietnam Football Association. It seems that they gave strength ahead of the home match against Japan.

Correspondent Lee Jeong-chan.

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Vietnam Football Association announced a one-year extension of the contract with coach Park Hang-seo a day before the match against Japan.

Coach Park, who has written Vietnam’s soccer history from 2017 to the Suzuki Cup and Southeast Asian Games, advance to the Asian Games semi-finals, and the first ever qualifying for the World Cup final by serving as both the under-23 national team and the adult national team in Vietnam since 2017. and will challenge to win the Southeast Asian Games for the second time in a row next year.

Manager Park Hang-seo, who has confirmed trust with the renewal of the contract, will challenge for the first point in the World Cup final qualifier against Japan.

Although they are struggling with four straight losses, they recall the good memories of beating Japan, led by Moriyasu, at the last Asian Games.

[Park Hang-seo/Vietnam national football team coach: We start at home and we are in a situation where we need points. I will do my best.]

Bad news continues for Japan, which is placed 4th in the group.

A corona confirmed person near the local hotel made my heart pound, and the schedule was also twisted, such as a charter plane carrying Europeans arrived 10 hours late and five people were training.

[Yuto Nagatomo / Defender of the Japanese national soccer team: It is not common to train only 5 players.]

While all the tickets have already been sold, Vietnamese home fans welcome the renewal of coach Park Hang-seo's contract and are anticipating their enthusiastic support.

(Video editing: Kim Byung-jik, CG: Uhm So-min)