Vietnamese football players (Photo: VNA)

It will be also the first gathering of the Vietnamese team this year.

The return of Nguyen Huu Tuan, Nguyen Duc Chien, To Van Vu, Pham Tuan Hai and especially Do Hung Dung is expected to breathe new life into the gathering.

There are also promising players such as Nguyen Thanh Binh, Lieu Quang Vinh, Le Van Xuan, Nguyen Trong Long, Le Van Do and Ho Thanh Minh.

Due to injuries, Nguyen Tuan Anh, Do Duy Manh and Ha Duc Chinh will be absent.

As scheduled, the team will gather for training from January 13.

Before their departure to Australia, Park will finalise the list of 23 players for the match./.

CPV (Source: VNA)