VFF presents the condolences to Coach Alfred Riedl’s family
On the morning of 8th Sep (local’s time), Austria’ media stated that Coach Alfred Riedl passed away because of cancer at his home town. The former head coach of the Vietnam National Team was born in 2nd Nov 1949, and passed away at 71 years old.
As the international news, coach Alfred Riedl passed away after many years fight with cancer. He spent the last moment to stay with his wife and relatives on the night of 7th Sep and early morning of 8th Sep (local’s time).
Mr. Alfred Riedl was a popular person with Vietnamese Football. He guided Vietnam National Team in 1998-2000, 2003-2004, and 2005-2007. During the time with the national team, he made great achievements such as Silver Medal at Tiger Cup 1998 (means AFF Cup now); Bronze Medal at Dunhill Cup 1999; Silver Medal at SEA Games 1999, 2003, and 2005; Silver Medal at LG Cup 2000; Championship of LG Cup 2003; and the best was the chance to join into Asian Cup 2007 Quarterfinals.
His passing is a big loss not only for his family but also for Austria’s Football and Vietnamese Football.
VFF will sent a letter of condolence to his family.
Goodbye Head coach Alfred Riedl who had many contributions for the success of Vietnamese Football.