|Dang Van Lam receives VND100 million following a magnificent display against Thailand on November 19
As a result, a number of the team’s outstanding performers are set to receive a bonus of several hundreds of thousands of Vietnamese dong.
With five rounds of matches played in the Asian zone’s second qualifying round for the World Cup 2022, the national team has so far received bonuses totaling VND6.4 billion from the VFF. In addition, a number of outstanding individuals have also been awarded VND1 billion by local enterprises.
Of the figure, head coach Park Hang-seo was presented with VND400 million, while goalkeeper Dang Van Lam received VND100 million following a magnificent display against Thailand on November 19 during which he saved a penalty.
Previously, forward Tien Linh had received a personal bonus of VND300 million after his wonderful strike secured three points against the UAE on November 14. Vietnam’s midfield maestro Quang Hai also secured a bonus of VND200 million after bagging a goal against Malaysia on October 10.
With over half of the fixtures played during the qualifying campaign, Vietnam are ranked first in Group G, with a further three matches still to play.
The Vietnamese national team’s next tie will be an away fixture against Malaysia on March 31, 2020. If Vietnam are able to win the match, they will have a chance at progressing to the continent’s final qualifying round for the first time in their history.