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The national women’s football team defeated Thailand 2-0 in the 2023 World Cup’s play-off round.

Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan to play off for Women’s World Cup berth

The Vietnam national women’s team will take on Thailand and Taiwan (China) to seek a 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup ticket after losing China in the Women’s Asian Cup quarterfinals on January 30.

Oman condemn Vietnam to fourth defeat in a row

Vietnam slumped to their fourth defeat in four World Cup qualifiers last night away to Oman, all but ending their hopes of booking a place in Qatar 2022.

Despite comeback, Vietnam lose to China in World Cup qualifier

Vietnam fell to a heartbreaking 2-3 defeat to China after a stirring comeback was foiled by a last-minute goal on October 7 night (local time) in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Football fans can’t wait for Vietnam vs China World Cup qualifier

The Vietnamese national team’s upcoming fixture against China at the Sharjah stadium in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup is attracting huge attention from football fans.

Vietnam arrive Dubai for World Cup qualifying match against China

Vietnam's national football team landed the UAE on October 1 ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifier against China in a week's time.

Hai Phong FC proposes plan to organise World Cup qualifiers matches at their stadium

Following complaints about the state of the pitch at Vietnam’s national stadium, Hai Phong FC is offering to host the next round of World Cup qualifier games.

Star defender to miss rest of World Cup Qualifiers due to injury

National team defender Doan Van Hau has been ruled out of the remaining World Cup qualifiers through injury. 

Vietnam's football body calls on FIFA, AFC to step up assessment of referee quality

The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) has asked the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to step up the inspection and assessment of the quality of referees.

Vietnam lose 0-1 to Australia in World Cup qualifiers

Vietnam lost 0-1 to Australia in a match of the final round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers, which took place at My Dinh national stadium in Hanoi on September 7.

Early hopes cruelly dashed as Vietnam lose to Saudi Arabia

For just over an hour in Riyadh early Friday morning, Vietnam had hope they could pull off a famous victory against Saudi Arabia, thanks to a sumptuous Nguyen Quang Hai goal.

23 Vietnamese players shortlisted for WC qualifier against Saudi Arabia

Chief coach Park Hang-seo has chosen 23 players for Vietnam’s national line-up for a head-on clash against Saudi Arabia on September 2 (local time) as part of the third World Cup 2022 qualifiers of the Asian region.

Vietnamese footballer featured on FIFA’s promotional image

Forward Nguyen Tien Linh of Vietnam is among outstanding footballers featured in a special poster of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA).

Coach Park Hang-seo names 25-man squad for first match of World Cup qualifiers’ final round

Head coach Park Hang-seo of the national men’s football team on August 27 announced a 25-man squad of Vietnam for the match against Saudi Arabia in the final round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers.

What are the chances for Vietnamese team in World Cup Qualifiers?

Vietnam have reached the final qualifying round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, among the 12 strongest teams of the continent.

Hanoi-based My Dinh Stadium to have VAR technology

The Vietnam national football squad will be able to play on the home stadium of My Dinh after the VAR technology is first used here according to the regulations of the Asian Football Federation (AFC).

Vietnam in Group B of World Cup qualifiers’ third round

Vietnam are pooled in Group B alongside Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China and Oman in the third round of the 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers, revealed at online draw held in Malaysia on July 1.

Sharpshooter Linh leading the line for club and country

Just over two weeks ago, Vietnam’s Nguyen Tien Linh latched onto a through ball and slotted past Emirati goalkeeper Ali Khaseif to score his fifth goal in seven 2022 World Cup qualifiers.

Both Vietnam, UAE determined to gain win in World Cup qualifying match

At a press conference ahead the match, head coach of the Vietnamese national team Park Hang-seo said the strategy remains in the right place though the UAE beat three other Southeast Asian rivals, namely Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.


Midfielder takes chance to shine in Vietnam World Cup campaign

The absence of key players might be unfortunate for the national team but it gave an opportunity to Nguyen Hoang Duc who shone brilliantly in the Vietnam's World Cup match again Malaysia.