Vietnam honored at AFF Awards

16:41 | 25/09/2017 Sports

Vietnam has received four titles at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Awards in Bali, Indonesia.

Vietnam's Doan Van Hau claims the "Young Player of the Year" title

The Vietnam Football Federation following their success in 2017 - the team entered the U20 World Cup, the U16 squad reached the Asian championship’s quarter-finals and earned a berth in the last eight round of the World Futsal Cup - was honoured as the Member Association of the Year.

Mai Duc Chung, who led the national women’s team to victory in the fifth SEA Games, was declared the Coach of the Year (women).

Eighteen-year-old Doan Van Hau who played for the U19, U20 and U22 squads in the same year was voted Young Player of the Year.

The Women’s Assistant Referee of the Year title went to Vietnamese Truong Thi Le Trinh.

In addition, midfielder Nguyen Trong Hoang of FLC Thanh Hoa was selected in AFF’s Best XI of 2017.

The AFF also presented awards for the best referees (men and women), best coach (men), futsal player, national teams and best goal, among others.

Theo NDO/VNA