After taking fourth place at ASIAD 2018, the coach returned home to the Republic of Korea (RoK) to spent three weeks with his family. He and the national team will gather on October 11 in Hanoi, then head to the RoK to a beginner training programme which will last from October 13 to 28. This is a tournament Park and his team are expected to win, after 10 years of patiently waiting. The AFF Suzuki Cup is held every two years by the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF). This year marks the 12th time the tournament has been organised and will run from November 8 to December 15 with newly updated rules. 10 teams will be divided into two groups, playing at home and away before the knockout stages.