All 45 players in the national men’s football team received their first shot of COVID-19 vaccine on April 19-20.
According to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), vaccinations were adjusted to follow the schedules of the country’s professional leagues. The players will receive their second shot in mid-May.
Head coach Park Hang-seo, his assistants, and the team’s physicians were vaccinated earlier this month.
The men’s squad was vaccinated in preparation for upcoming matches in Group G of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Vietnam will take on Indonesia on June 7 and Malaysia four days later, and then wrap up the qualifying round with a game against hosts UAE on June 15.
Members of the team are set to gather for training on May 10 and will leave for the UAE on May 27.