| HANOI (24 July 2008) – Vietnam national coach Henrique Calisto has listed four new faces to the squad which is preparing to face the Brazilian Olympic team at the My Dinh National Stadium on 1 August, 2008.
The team which had only recently returned from a playing tour of China, have left out goalkeeper Tan Truong and midfielder Truong Giang.
Calisto has instead included Thanh Phuc from club Da Nang for the first time and also The Anh, Minh Duc and Hong Minh in the squad.
“I hope that the players will do everything they can to entertain the home fans and learn from their more famous South American counterparts,” added Calisto.
VIETNAM NATIONAL TEAM
Goalkeepers: Phan Van Santos (Dong Tam Long An club), The Anh (Binh Duong)
Defenders: Nhu Thanh (Binh Duong), Phuoc Tu (The Cong), Xuan Hop (Thanh Hoa), Quang Thanh (Binh Duong), Van Phong (Khanh Hoa), Van Nhien (Hoang Anh Gia Lai), Ðinh Phuoc (Binh Duong)
Midfielders: Minh Chau (Haiphong), Minh Phuong, Tai Em (Dong Tam Long An), Minh Duc (Song Lam Nghe An), Hong Minh, Thanh Phuc (Da Nang), Bao Khanh (The Cong), Tan Tai (Khanh Hoa), Thanh Luong (Hanoi ACB), Vu Phong (Binh Duong).
Forwarders: Cong Vinh (Song Lam Nghe An), Viet Thang (Dong Tam Long An), Ngoc Thanh (Haiphong).
BRAZIL OLYMPIC SQUAD
Diego Alves (Ameria), Renan (Internacional), Alex Silva (Sao Paulo), Breno (Bayern Munich), Thiago Silva (Fluminense), Ilsinho (Shakhtar Donesk), Rafinha (Schalke 04), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Anderson (MU), Diego (Werder Bremen), Hernanes (Sao Paulo), Lucas (Liverpool), Ronaldinho (Milan), Thiago Neves (Fluminense), Pato (Milan), Jo (Manchester City), Rafael Sobis (Real Betis), Ramires (Cruzeiro).