Vietnam national football team

national association football men's team that represents Vietnam

Vietnam national football team is the national football team of Vietnam.

Vietnam
Nickname(s)Những Chiến Binh Sao Vàng
(Golden Star Warriors)[1][2][3]
AssociationVietnam Football Federation (VFF)
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationAFF (Southeast Asia)
Head coachPark Hang-Seo
CaptainQuế Ngọc Hải
Most capsLê Công Vinh (83)
Top scorerLê Công Vinh (51)
Home stadiumMỹ Đình National Stadium
FIFA codeVIE
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 98 Increase 1 (23 December 2021)[4]
Highest84 (September 1998[5])
Lowest172 (December 2006)
First international
 Hong Kong 3–2 South Vietnam 
(Mong Kok, Hong Kong; 20 April 1947)[6]

 China PR 5–3 North Vietnam 
(Beijing, China; 4 October 1956)[7]

 Philippines 2–2 Vietnam 
(Manila, Philippines; 26 November 1991)[8]
Biggest win
 Vietnam 11–0 Guam 
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 23 January 2000)
Biggest defeat
 Zimbabwe 6–0 Vietnam 
(Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 26 February 1997)
 Oman 6–0 Vietnam 
(Incheon, South Korea; 29 September 2003)
Asian Cup
Appearances5 (first in 1956 as South Vietnam
2007 as Vietnam
)
Best resultFourth place (1956, 1960) as South Vietnam
Quarter-finals (2007, 2019) as Vietnam
AFF Championship
Appearances12 (first in 1996)
Best resultChampions (2008, 2018)

Competitive recordsEdit

Asian Cup Result Pos. Pld W D L GF GA
  1992 Did not enter
  1996 until   2004 Did not qualify
        2007 Quarter-finals 8/16 4 1 1 2 4 7
  2011 and   2015 Did not qualify
  2019 Quarter-finals 8/24 5 1 1 3 5 7
Southeast Asian Championship Result W D L
  1996 Third place 3 2 1
  1998 Runner-up 3 1 1
  2000 Fourth place 3 1 2
   2002 Third place 4 1 1
   2004 Group stage 2 1 1
   2007 Semi-finals 1 3 1
   2008 Champions 4 2 1
   2010 Semi-finals 2 1 2
   2012 Group stage 0 1 2
   2014 Semi-finals 3 1 1
   2016 Semi-finals 3 1 1
  2018 Champions 6 2 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. Linh Pham (2019-01-20). "Vietnam football team: when Golden Star warriors get emboldened". hanoitimes.vn.
  2. VFF (2021-05-25). "Chủ tịch nước Nguyễn Xuân Phúc chúc các chiến binh sao vàng giành vé vào vòng loại thứ ba World Cup 2022" (in Vietnamese). vff.org.vn.
  3. VFF (2021-12-15). "Liên đoàn Bóng đá Việt Nam - VFF" (in Vietnamese). VFF.
  4. "The FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking". FIFA. 23 December 2021. Retrieved 23 December 2021.
  5. "Vietnam National Football Team: FIFA Ranking". FIFA Ranking.net. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  6. "Vietnam matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: Vietnam. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  7. "North Vietnam matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: North Vietnam. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  8. "Vietnam matches, ratings and points exchanged". World Football Elo Ratings: Vietnam. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  9. Elo rankings change compared to one year ago. "World Football Elo Ratings". eloratings.net. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 3 March 2019.