Coach Kim Sang-sik, Head Coach of Vietnam Soccer Team

Coach Kim Sang-sik Appointed as Head Coach of Vietnam National Soccer Team… Contract Period: 2 Years

Supervising both national team A and U-23 national team… Command until March 2026.

Coach Kim Sang-sik (47), who previously coached Jeonbuk Hyundai in the K-League 1 professional soccer team, was appointed as the head coach of the Vietnam national soccer team and U-23 national team.

The Vietnam Football Association said in a press release on the 3rd, “Coach Kim Sang-sik will take office as the head coach of the A national team.

Coach Kim will also be in charge of the U-23 national team.” 파워볼사이트

The contract period is from May 1, 2024 to March 31, 2026 “

The inauguration ceremony will be held on the 6th,” he announced.

The Vietnam Football Association has been looking for a new head coach after dismissing coach Philippe Trussier, who was suffering from poor performance, in March, and has been negotiating detailed contracts with coach Kim Sang-sik as a candidate for the next head coach.

After joining Jeonbuk in 2009, Coach Kim Sang-sik served as playing coach in 2013 and head coach from 2014 to 2020, and ascended to the head coach of Jeonbuk in 2021 as the successor to former coach Jose Morais.

After winning the K League 1 in his first season as Jeonbuk coach, he achieved achievements such as winning the 2022 Korea Football Association FA Cup (now Korea Cup) and advancing to the semifinals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Champions League (ACL), but due to poor performance in May of last year.

He put down the baton himself.

With this contract, Director Kim will return to the field after a year.

In addition, Vietnam has two Korean conductors, following former coach Park Hang-seo and coach Kim Sang-sik.

Coach Kim’s first task is to hold the 2026 North and Central America World Cup Asian region second qualifying round scheduled for June (game against the Philippines on June 6 and game against Iraq on the 11th).

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