The Korean tactician gained legendary standing within the nation after main a golden technology of skills that excelled each at regional and continental ranges, taking Vietnam to new heights in world soccer, it wrote.
Whereas final week’s 1-0 loss to Thailand within the second leg of the 2022 AFF Cup ultimate in the end meant that coach Park couldn’t exit on a excessive following a 3-2 mixture loss, he can depart his put up together with his head held excessive after what he has achieved for Vietnamese soccer since September, 2017, the article added.
The AFC reviewed his time on the helm of the nationwide group, noting that in his first match, the AFC U23 Championships 2018, Park guided the Golden Star Warriors to their first ultimate.
Vietnam went on to carry the AFF Cup 2018, displaying the Korean tactician develop into solely the second man, following Portugal’s Henrique Calisto, to steer Vietnam to a title win.
The Vietnamese group continued to make a constructive impression as they reached the quarterfinals of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 within the United Arab Emirates the place they in the end misplaced 1-0 to Japan after Ritsu Doan’s penalty.
Park’s group made their first look within the third Asian qualifying spherical of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Though they didn’t compete efficiently, they put in some good performances after defeating China 3-1 and recording a 1-1 draw with Japan.
Within the article’s conclusion, AFC wrote that Park has now stepped down after taking the Vietnam group on a journey like no different. Certainly, these achievements be certain that he’ll eternally be thought to be a legend within the Southeast Asian nation.