Vietnam national futsal team

The Vietnam national futsal team (Vietnamese: Đội tuyển bóng đá trong nhà quốc gia Việt Nam) represents Vietnam in international futsal and is governed by Vietnam Football Federation.[2]

Vietnam
AssociationVietnam Football Federation (VFF)
ConfederationAsian Football Confederation (AFC)
Head coachPhạm Minh Giang
CaptainTrần Văn Vũ
Most capsNguyễn Bảo Quân (100)
Top scorerNguyễn Bảo Quân (50)
FIFA codeVIE
FIFA ranking44 (12 May 2020)[1]
Highest FIFA ranking39 ( September 2016, September – November 2017)
Lowest FIFA ranking70
Home colours
Away colours
Third colours
First international
 Italy 11–2 Vietnam 
(Singapore; 4 December 1997)
Biggest win
 Vietnam 24–0 Philippines 
(Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; 27 October 2017)
Biggest defeat
 Vietnam 2–14 Iran 
(Singapore; 5 December 1997)
 Vietnam 1–13 Iran 
(Tashkent, Uzbekistan; 19 February 2016)
World Cup
Appearances1 (First in 2016)
Best resultRound of 16 (2016)
Asian Cup
Appearances6 (First in 2005)
Best resultFourth place (2016)

HistoryEdit

BeginningsEdit

Futsal appeared in Vietnam in the early 1990s. In 1997, the first national team's squad was set up. In that time, all Vietnamese futsal players came from football such as: Nguyễn Hữu Thắng, Nguyễn Hồng Sơn, Lại Công Minh, Trần Minh Chiến,...The team joined 1997 Tiger's Cup/World 5's Futsal in Singapore. In this tournament, they were drawn in the same group with Italy, Iran and the host Singapore. They finished 3rd in group after getting 1 win against host [3] and 2 losts against Italy [4] and Iran.[5] After this tournament, the team was disband for many years.

2005–2008: DeclineEdit

After being inactive for 8 years since 1997, the national team was reformed and joined 2005 AFF Futsal Championship and 2005 AFC Futsal Championship which Vietnam was host.[6] The team finished 5/6 teams in AFF Futsal Championship 2005 [7] and the bottom of 2005 AFC Championship.[8] Vietnam failed to qualify for AFC Championship 2006 and 2007. The team also failed to reach the far from group-stage of the AFF tournament.

2009–2013: RegenerationEdit

After these results in international competitions, the team decided to hire foreign futsal head coach. In 2008, Pattaya Piamkum was the first foreign futsal head coach. Vietnam reached to the final of 2009 AFF Futsal Championship which Vietnam was host,[9] the team's first ever in AFF Futsal Championship.

In 2010, Pattaya resigned and was replaced by an Italian head coach Sergio Gargelli.[10] The team qualified for 2010 AFC Futsal Championship, second continent tournament since 2005. In region AFF tournaments, the team got 2 silver medals in 2011 Southeast Asian Games and 2013 Southeast Asian Games, finish 2nd in 2012 AFF Futsal Championship.

2014–2016: Success in AFC tournaments and first FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

 
Vietnam (red) playing versus Uzbekistan a friendly tournament in Japan in 2016. The tournament was organized after Vietnam defeated Japan at 2016 AFC Futsal Championship.

In 2014, Sergio Gargelli stepped down as coach. Bruno Formoso Garcia became the new coach of team.[11] Vietnam qualified for 2014 AFC Futsal Championship, the third AFC competition, as host. In this tournament, Vietnam reached to the quarter-final for the first time.[12]

Vietnam also qualified for 2016 AFC Futsal Championship. The team got a big shock win over Japan in quarter-final and reached to the semi-final for the first time. This result also make Vietnam qualified for 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup in Colombia, their first FIFA tournament.[13] The team also reached to the knock-out stage after beating Guatemala 4-2,[14] losing Paraguay 0-7 and Italy 0-2. In Round of 16, they went to lose Russia 0-7.[15][16] The team also got FIFA Fair-play award from this tournament,[17] first FIFA award of Vietnam Football.

2017–present: the new stageEdit

After 2016's success, Bruno stepped down as coach.[18] In 2017, Miguel Rodrigo has become the new coach.[19] The team is aiming to qualify for 2020 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Vietnam played exhibition games in Andalusia against Spanish clubs during late February to early March 2019.[20]

Home cityEdit

The Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City is known as the capital city of futsal in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City had hosted all events of futsal those Vietnam won the hosting rights, since 2005.

This city also organises the Ho Chi Minh City futsal championships; national leagues and cups. They are the sources of futsal players for the national team.[21]

Competition historyEdit

AMF Futsal World CupEdit

AMF World Cup record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  1982 Not a part of AMF
  1985
  1988
  1991
  1994
  1997
  2000
  2003
  2007
  2011
  2015
  2019
Total 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

FIFA Futsal World CupEdit

FIFA World Cup record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  1989 Did not enter
  1992
  1996
  2000
  2004
  2008 Did not qualify
  2012
  2016 Round of 16 4 1 0 3 5 18
  2020 To be determined
Total 0 titles 4 1 0 3 5 18

Futsal Confederations CupEdit

Confederations Cup record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  2009 Did not qualify
  2013
  2014
  2017
  2018
  2021 To be determined
Total 0 titles 0 0 0 0 0 0

AFC Futsal ChampionshipEdit

Asian record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  1999 Did not enter
  2000
  2001
  2002
  2003
  2004
  2005 Round 1 6 2 1 3 13 19
  2006 Did not qualify
  2007 Did not enter
  2008 Did not qualify
  2010 Round 1 3 1 0 2 11 12
  2012 Did not qualify
  2014 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 17 22
  2016 Fourth place 6 2 1 3 19 33
  2018 Quarter-finals 4 2 0 2 7 7
  2020 Qualified
Total 0 titles 23 9 2 12 67 93

AFF Futsal ChampionshipEdit

ASEAN record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  2001 Did not enter
  2003
  2005 Group stage 6 1 0 5 12 35
  2006 Group stage 3 0 0 3 13 23
  2007 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 22 27
  2008 Group stage 3 1 0 2 9 12
  2009 Runners-up 4 2 1 1 28 8
  2010 Third place 4 2 0 2 13 5
  2012 Runners-up 6 5 0 1 29 16
  2013 Third place 6 4 0 2 26 19
  2014 Third place 6 4 1 1 42 8
  2015 Fourth place 6 3 0 3 44 21
  2016 Did not enter
  2017 Fourth place 6 4 1 1 52 10
  2018 Fourth place 5 2 1 2 21 10
  2019 Third place 5 3 1 1 13 7
Total 0 titles 65 33 6 26 324 201

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts GamesEdit

Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  2005 Did not enter
  2007 Group stage 3 1 0 2 6 10
  2009 Group stage 3 0 1 2 9 18
  2013 Group stage 2 1 1 0 4 1
  2017 Quarter-finals 5 3 0 2 12 5
  2021 To be determined
Total 0 golds 13 5 2 6 31 34

Southeast Asian GamesEdit

Southeast Asian Games record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  2007 Group stage 2 0 0 2 3 6
  2011 Silver 4 2 1 1 15 13
  2013 Silver 4 2 0 2 14 14
  2017 Bronze 4 2 1 1 12 7
Total 0 golds 14 6 2 6 44 40

Grand Prix de FutsalEdit

Grand Prix record
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
  2005 Did not enter
  2006
  2007
  2008
  2009
  2010
  2011
  2013
  2014 Sixth place 3 0 0 3 4 17
  2015 Did not enter
  2018
Total 0 titles 3 0 0 3 4 17

Friendly tournamentsEdit

Ho Chi Minh City Friendlies
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
2013 Third place 3 1 0 2 5 7
Total 0 titles 3 1 0 2 5 7
JFA Friendlies
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
2016 Third place 2 0 1 1 2 9
Total 0 titles 2 0 1 1 2 9
CFA Friendlies
Year Result Pld W D* L GS GA
2016 Second place 3 1 1 1 7 8
2017 Third place 3 1 1 1 7 6
2018 Second place 3 2 0 1 13 6
Total 0 titles 9 4 2 3 27 20
*Denotes draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.
**Gold background color indicates that the tournament was won.

HonoursEdit

PlayersEdit

Current squadEdit

The following 14 players are called for 2019 AFF Futsal Championship in Vietnam .
Caps and goals are as of 26 October 2019 after the match against   Myanmar.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Hồ Văn Ý (1997-01-01) 1 January 1997 (age 23) 12 0   Thái Sơn Nam
14 1GK Nguyễn Hoàng Anh (1996-10-25) 25 October 1996 (age 24) 2 0   Sanna Khánh Hòa

6 2DF Phạm Đức Hòa (1991-04-12) 12 April 1991 (age 29)   O Parrulo FS
7 2DF Vũ Quốc Hưng (1991-01-14) 14 January 1991 (age 29) 23 9   Đà Nẵng
11 2DF Trần Văn Vũ (Captain) (1990-05-30) 30 May 1990 (age 30) 78 43   Thái Sơn Nam
13 2DF Nhan Gia Hưng (2002-10-02) 2 October 2002 (age 18) 8 1   Cao Bằng

2 3MF Tôn Thất Phi (1992-05-21) 21 May 1992 (age 28)   Thái Sơn Nam
4 3MF Châu Đoàn Phát (1999-03-14) 14 March 1999 (age 21)   Thái Sơn Nam
5 3MF Nguyễn Mạnh Dũng (1997-06-09) 9 June 1997 (age 23)   Thái Sơn Nam
9 3MF Trần Thái Huy (1995-10-12) 12 October 1995 (age 25) 47 22   Thái Sơn Nam
12 3MF Nguyễn Thành Tín (1993-08-17) 17 August 1993 (age 27) 14 7   Thái Sơn Bắc

3 4FW Nguyễn Đắc Huy (1991-01-10) 10 January 1991 (age 29)   Tân Hiệp Hưng
8 4FW Nguyễn Minh Trí (1996-04-08) 8 April 1996 (age 24) 14   Thái Sơn Nam
10 4FW Vũ Đức Tùng (1995-01-03) 3 January 1995 (age 25)   Thái Sơn Bắc

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Vietnam squad within the last 12 months.

Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club Latest call-up
GK Ngô Đình Thuận (1987-07-05) 5 July 1987 (age 33)   Tân Hiệp Hưng 2018 CFA International TournamentRET
GK Nguyễn Văn Huy (1989-08-13) 13 August 1989 (age 31)   Thái Sơn Bắc 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
GK Châu Thạch Khánh Cường (1994-08-28) 28 August 1994 (age 26)   Cao Bằng 2018 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE

DF Vũ Văn Khá (1994-09-12) 12 September 1994 (age 26)   Thái Sơn Bắc January training camp
DF Trần Danh Phát (1993-02-23) 23 February 1993 (age 27)   Thái Sơn Bắc 2018 CFA International Tournament
DF Cổ Trí Kiệt (1995-09-04) 4 September 1995 (age 25)   Thái Sơn Nam January training camp
DF Khổng Đình Hùng (1989-11-21) 21 November 1989 (age 31) 84 41   Sanatech Khánh Hòa 2018 AFC Futsal Championship
DF Ngô Ngọc Sơn (1995-03-24) 24 March 1995 (age 25)   Cao Bằng January training camp

MF Lê Quốc Nam (1993-11-14) 14 November 1993 (age 27)   Thái Sơn Nam 2018 AFC Futsal Championship
MF Đinh Văn Toàn (1997-10-20) 20 October 1997 (age 23)   Đà Nẵng 2018 CFA International Tournament
MF Đoàn Văn Định (1992-09-19) 19 September 1992 (age 28)   Sài Gòn 2018 CFA International Tournament
MF Nguyễn Anh Duy (1994-09-20) 20 September 1994 (age 26)   Thái Sơn Nam 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
MF Trần Quốc Tuyên (1993-10-03) 3 October 1993 (age 27)   Đà Nẵng 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
MF Nguyễn Hữu Thắng (1995-03-20) 20 March 1995 (age 25)   Sài Gòn 2018 CFA International Tournament
MF Vũ Xuân Du (1991-11-12) 12 November 1991 (age 29)   Thái Sơn Bắc 2018 AFC Futsal ChampionshipPRE

FW Dương Ngọc Linh (1997-05-20) 20 May 1997 (age 23)   Thái Sơn Nam 2018 CFA International Tournament
FW Đặng Anh Tài (1994-07-26) 26 July 1994 (age 26)   Tân Hiệp Hưng 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
FW Lương Thái Huy (1993-03-28) 28 March 1993 (age 27)   Sài Gòn 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
FW Chu Văn Tiến (1996-09-19) 19 September 1996 (age 24)   Cao Bằng 2019 AFF Futsal ChampionshipPRE
FW Trần Quang Toàn (1996-01-20) 20 January 1996 (age 24)   Thái Sơn Nam January training camp


Notes:

  • [a] Withdrew from squad.
  • SUS Player suspended.
  • INJ Player withdrew from the squad due to an injury.
  • RET Retired from the national team.
  • WD Player withdrew from the squad for non-injury related reasons.
  • PRE Preliminary squad.

Previous squadsEdit

Coaches historyEdit

Nationality Coach Year Ref.
  Vietnam Unknown 1997–2007
  Thailand Pattaya Piamkum 2008–2010
  Italy Sergio Gargelli 2010–2013
  Spain Bruno Garcia March 2014–September 2016
  Vietnam Bảo Quân October 2016–March 2017
  Spain Miguel Rodrigo June 2017–November 2019[22]
  Vietnam Phạm Minh Giang (caretaker) 4 December 2019–15 December 2019
  Vietnam Phạm Minh Giang 8 January 2020–

Results and fixturesEdit

Results list Vietnam's goal tally first.

  Win   Draw   Loss

2019Edit

21 October AFF Championship Vietnam   2–0   Australia Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
19:00 UTC+7 Report Stadium: Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Takeshi Fujita (Japan)
22 October AFF Championship Indonesia   0–0   Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
16:30 UTC+7 Report Stadium: Phú Thọ Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 2,000
Referee: Ebrahim Mehrabiafshar (Iran)
11 December Friendly Vietnam   3–3   Guatemala Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
12:45 UTC+7 Stadium: Terminal 21 Hall
13 December Friendly Oman   1–3   Vietnam Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
12:45 UTC+7 Stadium: Terminal 21 Hall
15 December Friendly Thailand   3–1   Vietnam Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
15:00 UTC+7 Stadium: Terminal 21 Hall

2020Edit

14 February Unofficial Friendly Vietnam   6–2   Málaga
18 February Unofficial Friendly Vietnam   1–2   Real Betis
22 February Friendly Vietnam   Cancelled   Saudi Arabia

2021Edit

TBD 2021 2020 World Cup Qualifiers Vietnam   v   Tajikistan TBD, Kuwait
Template:TMT Stadium: TBD
TBD 2021 2020 World Cup Qualifiers Oman   v   Vietnam TBD, Kuwait
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Ranking in the Asian Football ConfederationEdit

Rankings are calculated by FIFA.

Updated to 4 February 2018

All-time RecordEdit

The record of Vietnam against other countries since the first official international match against Italy on 4 December 1997. Only official games were regarded.

As of matches played December 2019
Team Confederation Pld W D L GF GA GD
  Argentina CONMEBOL 2 0 0 2 3 8 −5
  Australia AFC 8 1 2 5 18 29 −11
  Bahrain AFC 2 1 1 0 6 5 +1
  Bhutan AFC 1 1 0 0 6 3 +6
  Brazil CONMEBOL 2 1 0 1 4 10 -6
  Brunei AFC 6 5 0 1 45 12 +33
  Cambodia AFC 5 3 1 1 33 16 +17
  China AFC 10 5 1 4 28 24 +4
  Croatia UEFA 3 0 0 3 7 17 -10
  Colombia CONMEBOL 1 0 0 1 2 6 -4
  Costa Rica CONCACAF 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
  Chinese Taipei AFC 5 3 0 2 15 15 0
  Egypt CAF 2 0 1 1 4 7 -3
  Guatemala CONCACAF 2 1 1 0 7 5 +2
  Hong Kong AFC 3 2 1 0 14 2 +12
  Indonesia AFC 15 5 5 5 38 35 +3
  Iran AFC 5 0 0 5 11 56 −45
  Iraq AFC 3 0 0 3 2 11 −9
  Italy UEFA 5 0 1 4 7 28 −21
  Japan AFC 7 0 1 6 9 28 −19
  Jordan AFC 1 0 0 1 3 6 −3
  Kuwait AFC 3 3 0 0 9 4 +5
  Kyrgyzstan AFC 2 0 0 2 3 8 -5
  Laos AFC 5 3 0 2 45 11 +34
  Lebanon AFC 2 1 1 0 6 2 +4
  Malaysia AFC 22 10 4 8 72 73 −1
  Maldives AFC 2 2 0 0 9 2 +7
  Mexico CONCACAF 1 1 0 0 4 3 +1
  Myanmar AFC 10 9 1 0 47 13 +34
  Netherlands UEFA 1 0 1 0 2 2 0
  New Zealand OFC 1 1 0 0 7 0 +7
  Oman AFC 1 1 0 0 3 1 +2
  Paraguay CONMEBOL 1 0 0 1 1 7 -6
  Palestine AFC 1 1 0 0 4 1 +3
  Philippines AFC 12 11 0 1 101 13 +84
  Qatar AFC 3 1 0 2 5 8 −3
  Russia UEFA 2 0 0 2 2 13 -11
  Singapore AFC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1
  Slovenia UEFA 1 1 0 0 6 4 +2
  South Korea AFC 2 2 0 0 14 8 +6
  Solomon Islands OFC 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1
  Spain UEFA 2 0 0 2 3 9 −6
  Tajikistan AFC 2 2 0 0 18 5 +13
  Thailand AFC 20 1 0 19 26 118 −93
  East Timor AFC 2 2 0 0 29 2 +27
  Turkmenistan AFC 2 1 0 1 1 2 -1
  Ukraine UEFA 1 0 0 1 1 3 -2
  Uzbekistan AFC 7 1 2 4 15 25 −10
Total 199 84 24 91 670 636 +34

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