Thanh Binh among 12 young stars to watch at AFF Suzuki Cup 2020

VOV.VN - Nguyen Thanh Binh has been named among 12 young football stars who are expected to put in strong performances during the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2020, according to football website Goal.com.

The 21-year-old player performed for the Vietnamese national men’s football team in the match against Australia in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The central defender currently plays for Viettel FC and competed in the 2021 AFC Champions League, during which he acquired experience in playing with some of the continent’s leading strikers.

The local footballer has been named alongside other young football stars from throughout the region, including Thanawat Suengchitthawon of Thailand, Mukhairi Ajmal of Malaysia, and Elkan Baggott of Indonesia. These players are expected to showcase some impressive performances during the coming largest Southeast Asian football tournament.

Vietnam will play in Group B alongside Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Laos, at the AFF Cup 2020. They are scheduled to take on Laos on December 6, Malaysia on December 12, Indonesia on December 15, and Cambodia on December 19.

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