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Filip Nguyen will be called to Vietnam national football team to attend FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification

Filip Nguyen will be called to Vietnam national football team to attend FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification

Vietnam Football Federation Secretary Le Hoai Anh affirmed that Filip Nguyen had the opportunity to be called by head coach Park Hang Seo to Vietnam national football team to attend FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification.

Some sources revealed that Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) is completing the necessary procedures for Filip Nguyen to acquire Vietnamese nationality. It is expected that Czech overseas Vietnamese goalkeeper will receive Vietnamese passport next week.

Information Filip Nguyen was granted a passport, which was confirmed by General Secretary of Vietnam Football Federation Le Hoai Anh. Even the VFF leader confirmed that Filip Nguyen was summoned by Coach Park Hang Seo to attend the 2022 World Cup Qualifier, which is completely grounded.

Reply Tien Phong news, Mr. Le Hoai Anh shared: "VFF has facilitated and supported Filip Nguyen to do the necessary procedures for Vietnamese citizenship. Currently, there is no exact time for this goalkeeper to return to Vietnam because of the club's schedule and some other related issues.

Of course, Filip Nguyen's role in Vietnam is well-founded, because the player has played professionally in the Czech Republic. The training team also monitors and evaluates Filip Nguyen's capacity for a long time ".

Filip Nguyen is wearing the Slovan Liberec club in the Czech League. In the 2018 season, Filip Nguyen only conceded 22 goals after 28 appearances. This impressive achievement, helping the Vietnamese-born goalkeeper was awarded the title of "Best Goalkeeper of the Season".

According to the evaluation of Transfermakt, Filip Nguyen is valued at 950.000 euros and is the fourth most expensive goalkeeper in the Czech Republic. The price of Czech overseas Vietnamese goalkeeper is 3 times higher than the most expensive player in Vietnam, goalkeeper Dang Van Lam 300,000 euros.

If the coach Park Hang Seo calls up Vietnam football team to attend the 2022 World Cup Qualifier, Filip Nguyen will be a great counterweight of Dang Van Lam for the main catch. Even many experts rated Filip Nguyen higher, due to affirming himself in Europe.

At the drawing ceremony of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia, Vietnam football team is located in the second seed group. This is a condition for the army of Coach Park Hang Seo to deepen. In front of strong rivals at the continental level, the addition of Filip Nguyen - a European goalkeeper, will certainly have a great meaning to Vietnam football team.