Vietnamese defender Doan Van Hau second at AFC Youth Player of 2019
Defender Doan Van Hau came second in the AFC Youth Player of the Year at the 2019 AFC Annual Awards on Monday in Hong Kong.
|Doan Van Hau of Vietnam finished second in the young player of the year AFC Annual Awards. — Photo doisongplus.vn|
The Vietnamese international finished behind attacking midfielder Lee Kang-in of South Korea.
Lee, 18, took his award after his exceptional form in the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup which saw the South Korea taking a silver in Brazil.
He currently plays in Spain for the Valencia B-team.
Hau was shortlisted following his outstanding performance for the national team and the U23 squads as well as his efforts with Hanoi FC Club in the V.League 1 and the AFC Cup.
The 20-year-old now plays in Holland with SC Heerenveen. He is currently competing at the 30th Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines.
Hiroki Abe of Japan, 20, was third. The left winger for FC Barcelona B team in Spain. — VNS
Doan Van Hau has been named the Best Young Player of V.League 1 2019.
Hanoi FC and Vietnamese national team star, Doan Van Hau is set to join Dutch top division club SC Heerenveen under a one-year loan agreement.