Vietnam national team head coach Nguyen Huu Thang has announced a preliminary squad list of 30 players for the upcoming friendly matches in preparation for the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup.
The squad list consisted mostly of home-based footballers, along with foreign-based Luong Xuan Truong, Nguyen Tuan Anh and Nguyen Cong Phuong.
The Golden Stars will start their training session in Ho Chi Minh City since September 24. The team will play a friendly match against North Korea in early October before going on a training tour in South Korea.
At the 2016 AFF Suzuki Cup, Vietnam was drawn into group B, along with Myanmar, Malaysia and the qualification stage winners.
Goalkeeper (4): Trần Nguyên Mạnh (SLNA), Nguyễn Tuấn Mạnh (Sanna.KH), Đặng Văn Lâm (Hải Phòng), Huỳnh Tuấn Linh (Than.QN)
Defender (9): Đinh Tiến Thành (XSKT Cần Thơ), Quế Ngọc Hải (SLNA), Nguyễn Minh Tùng (Than.QN), Trương Đình Luật (B.Bình Dương), Vũ Văn Thanh (HA.GL), Trần Đình Đồng (FLC Thanh Hóa), Âu Văn Hoàn (B.Bình Dương), Trần Đình Hoàng (SLNA), Sầm Ngọc Đức (HN.T&T)
Midfielder (12): Ngô Hoàng Thịnh, Hoàng Đình Tùng (FLC Thanh Hóa), Lương Xuân Trường (Incheon United), Nguyễn Tuấn Anh (Yokohama FC), Trần Phi Sơn (SLNA), Nghiêm Xuân Tú (Than.QN), Nguyễn Huy Hùng, Đinh Thanh Trung (QNK Quảng Nam), Phạm Thành Lương (Hà Nội T&T), Vũ Minh Tuấn (Than.QN), Nguyễn Trọng Hoàng (B.Bình Dương), Võ Huy Toàn (SHB Đà Nẵng)
Forward (5): Nguyễn Công Phượng (Mito Hollyhock), Nguyễn Văn Quyết (Hà Nội T&T), Lê Công Vinh (B.Bình Dương), Lê Văn Thắng (Hải Phòng), Nguyễn Văn Toàn (HAGL)