Coach Park Hang-seo awarded lifetime tickets by Vietnam Airlines : The DONG-A ILBO

Vietnam’s head soccer coach Park Hang-seo was introduced by Vietnam Airlines with lifetime business-class tickets between South Korea and Vietnam in recognition of all of the efforts, contributions, and victorious moments that Park made for the nation.

Losing to Thailand by zero to 1 within the remaining second leg of the AFF Mitsubishi Electric Cup held in Bangkok on Monday, Park and the nationwide crew flew again to Hanoi with Vietnam Airlines the following day. When the flight crew gave him a shock current onboard, Park seemed baffled at first. Not till they defined the that means of the present, did he begin grinning from ear to ear.

Taking cost of Vietnam’s nationwide soccer crew in October 2017, he led the squad to the championship of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, the primary title ever gained in 10 years. Afterwards, extremely counseled as one of many nationwide heroes for the previous 5 years and 4 months, Park made it attainable for the nation to win two consecutive titles within the Southeast Asian Games, arrive within the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup, and advance to the ultimate stage of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. With Park on the helm, his magic spell propelled Vietnam to 96th, up from 134th within the FIFA rankings.

Park closed a chapter in Vietnam following the Mitsubishi Cup. The Vietnam Football Federation plans to rearrange a thank-you get together, however any particulars haven’t but been confirmed, reported Vietnamese state-run broadcasting station VTC. Park is scheduled to remain in Vietnam till March earlier than returning to South Korea.

Bae-Jung Kim [email protected]

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