Martin Lo was originally born in Australia but has Vietnamese parentage. He started his career in the A-League with Western Sydney Wanderers FC before returning to Vietnam with Pho Hien FC after expressing his to desire to represent the national team. Following a number of strong performances this season he was selected by Korean coach Park Hang Seo to be part of the U23 team.
Due to a clash in his schedule, Park Hang Seo has invited his countryman Kim Han-yoon to coach the U23 squad.
The friendly match, which is scheduled to take place at 20:00 at Phu Tho stadium on June 7, will serve as preparation for both sides in preparation for the Southeast Asian Games which will be held in the Philippines in November.
The team will meet on June 2 for training.
Here is a full list of the 30 players as announced by Korean coach Kim Han-yoon:
Goalkeepers: Bui Tien Dung, Do Sy Huy, Phan Van Bieu, Ye Li Nie
Defenders: Nguyen Duc Chien, Nguyen Van Hanh, Nguyen Huu Lam, Ho Tan Tai, Vu Viet Trieu, Nguyen Thanh Chung, Nguyen Trong Huy, Do Thanh Thinh, A Mit, Pham Duc Thong, Le Ngoc Bao
Midfielders: Bui Tien Dung, Mai Xuan Quyet, Trieu Viet Hung, Tran Thanh Son, Truong Van Thai Quy, Nguyen Trong Dai, Lam Qui, Nguyen Trong Hung, Martin Lo
Forwards: Pham Tuan Hai, Tran Bao Toan, Tran Danh Trung, Nguyen Hoang Duc, Nguyen Tien Linh, Le Xuan Tu