Mr. Tran Quoc Tuan: ‘It is emotion when I am trusted to be the President of the Vietnam Football Federation’

Mr. Tran Quoc Tuan – VFF President could not hide his emotion when 100% of the delegates voted to become the highest leader of the Vietnam Football Federation.

  06/11/2022 20:00:11

At the 9th Congress of VFF (term of 2022 – 2026), 100% of the delegates present (73/74 member organizations attending the Congress) voted for Mr. Tran Quoc Tuan as the President of VFF term 2022-2026.

President Tran Quoc Tuan shared: “It is very emotional and honored to be trusted by the Congress as the President of the Vietnam Football Federation. This is one of the most important and stressful positions. In recent years, Vietnamese football has changed and achieved impressive achievements. We have had a successful year with men’s, women’s, and futsal football. The Vietnamese women’s team qualified for the 2023 World Cup, U23 Vietnam won the SEA Games gold medal twice in a row, and the futsal team qualified for the World Cup. Many youth teams qualified for the Asian tournament, creating favorable conditions to build the next generation of Vietnamese football. In the coming time, it is hoped that there will be additional resources for the national team and U23 Vietnam to perform international missions. This is an honorable and stressful task when Vietnamese football has many successes. In the sports cycle, there is a need for a calculation to maintain performance and create a momentum of achievement, aiming for the 2026 and 2030 World Cups.

Talking about Vietnam’s football development strategy, Mr. Tran Quoc Tuan said: “We strive to bring Vietnamese football into the top 10 in Asia and soon be present in the World Cup. This task is stressful and requires the new apparatus of the VFF to make a breakthrough decision. VFF has a series of continuous preparations, we have been preparing for the past 4 years like the men’s national team was present in the 3rd qualifying round. This is a valuable opportunity for us to compete with strong teams in the tournament and gain a lot of experience. In the coming time, the Vietnam team will promote in many major tournaments.”

Regarding the selection of a replacement for head coach Park Hang-seo to lead the Vietnam national team in the near future, the President of the Vietnam Football Federation Tran Quoc Tuan shared: “It can be said that choosing a coach is an important decision, if we choose the right coach, the maximum power can be used. With the dedication of Mr. Park, Vietnamese football has had many developments and changes. After the VFF completes the system, the members in charge of professional and international relations will begin the task of searching and selecting coaches for the 32nd SEA Games, the Asian Cup, and World Cup qualifiers.

Recently, VFF prepared for the congress, the new system is very important. Head coach Park Hang-seo still has a contract, the Vietnam team needs to focus on the AFF Cup 2022, the time to announce the head coach needs to be at the right moment.