HanoiTickets for the match between Vietnam and China at My Dinh Stadium have four denominations, the lowest is 500,000 VND and the highest is 1.2 million VND.
The match takes place at 19:00 on February 1, which is the first day of the Lunar New Year. Hanoi city agreed to let VFF welcome about 20,000 fans, equivalent to 50% of the capacity of My Dinh National Stadium.
VFF issued four ticket denominations of VND 500,000, VND 700,000, VND 900,000 and VND 1,200,000. Tickets will be sold online, from 9am on January 18 to 24h on January 20, or until tickets are sold out before the above time. Fans will have to use ID cards, or ID cards to buy, up to four tickets per person.
Spectators entering the field need to receive two vaccinations – of which the second dose is 14 days old, or Covid-19 has been cured within six months. They also need to have a negative test certificate, within 72 hours.
This is the first time that the Vietnamese team has reached the third stage of the World Cup qualifiers – the Asian region. The team is at the bottom of Group B with six losses. Park Hang-seo’s teachers and students will be guests of Australia on January 27, before returning to Hanoi to receive China.
Vietnam lost to China 2-3 in the first leg in the UAE, on August 7. After conceding two goals, Ho Tan Tai and Nguyen Tien Linh scored in the 80th and 90th minutes to equalize the score. But then, Nguyen Thanh Binh – central defender who replaced Bui Tien Dung – made a mistake, allowing Wu Lei to score 3-2 in the last minute of injury time.
China is standing right above Vietnam with five points after six matches. Due to poor performance, coach Li Tie had to resign, making way for Mr. Li Xiaopeng from the beginning of December 2021.
The Vietnamese team gathered to train in Hanoi from January 13. Because Nguyen Tien Linh, Nguyen Van Toan and Nguyen Hoang Duc were infected with Covid-19, coach Park Hang-seo called for additional players Ngan Van Dai and midfielder Nguyen Phi Son. This duo was present with the team today January 14.