Throughout Vietnam’s eight matches in the tournament, Hai has scored three goals and contributed two assists which manifested into goals for the team. The midfielder receives a $10,000 reward from the organizing board. Hai, 21, currently playing for Hanoi Football Club, is among the potential young footballers of Vietnam. He played midfielder in the first two matches in AFF group stage, before he was assigned to support the team’s attacks. He was the most fouled player in the Vietnam team, often closely followed by the opponents. Nguyen Quang Hai is surrounded by four Philippines players in a semi-final match. Photo by VnExpress/Lam Thoa The AFF Suzuki Cup 2018, a biennial football tournament, was held from November 8 to December 15 at 12 different stadiums in all participating countries. The second leg of the final match between Vietnam and Malaysia has just ended with Vietnam’s 1-0 victory in My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi. Vietnam national men’s football team has claimed its second AFF championship after a decade. The team proceeds to victory with six wins and two draws. This year has marked impressive achievement of Vietnam’s men football team. In January, Hai and Vietnamese U23 football team battled to the final and finished as the runner-up at the U23 AFC Championship, where Hai scored five goals. The Vietnamese Olympic football team also became a semi-finalist for the first time in the Asian Games 2018 last August.