China also expressed admiration for the leadership of Korean directors. The main characters are coach Park Hang-seo (Vietnam), Shin Tae-yong (Indonesia), and Kim Pan-gon (Malaysia), who reached the semifinals of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Mitsubishi Electric Cup.
China’s Sina Sports said on the 6th (Korean time), “Three of the coaches who reached the semifinals of the Mitsubishi Cup are from Korea,” 메이저놀이터 and positively evaluated it as “a part that proves the influence of Korean football in Southeast Asia.”
The semi-final draw for the Mitsubishi Cup, also known as the Southeast Asian World Cup, has been completed. Vietnam by Park Hang-seo, Indonesia by Shin Tae-yong, and Malaysia by Kim Pan-gon advanced to the semifinals. It is the first time in the history of the tournament that three national teams led by a Korean leader have advanced to the semifinals.
Among the four teams in the semifinals, Thailand is not the only coach from Korea. Brazilian coach Alexandre Polking is in charge of the Thailand national soccer team. In the quarterfinals, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia faced Thailand.
First, Vietnam advanced to the semifinals by finishing first in Group B. Coach Park Hang-seo’s magic worked well in this tournament as well. In this biennial competition, coach Park Hang-seo led the championship in 2018. Head coach Park Hang-seo will step down as head coach of the Vietnam national football team as his contract ends at the end of this tournament.