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Midfielder Luong Xuan Truong in Football Tribe’s Asia XI for March

With his outstanding performance, Vietnamese midfielder Luong Xuan Truong has managed to enter’s Best XI list for March.

On their website, Football Tribe reported: “The 22-year-old was one of the most important players for Hoang Anh Gia Lai, opening the campaign with a goal and an assist. Truong also earned his 12th international cap in Vietnam’s Asian Cup qualifier in Jordan and is steadily raising his profile ahead of this fall’s AFF Suzuki Cup.”

Truong is the captain of Hoang Anh Gia Lai. He was also the captain of the national U23 squad.

He was a bridge for Vietnam during their match against Jordan at the Asian Cup, which ended in a 1-1 draw. Vietnam finished the qualification round with a second place in Group C.

Other players in Football Tribe’s list are goalkeeper Takuto Hayashi of Sanfrecce Hiroshima, rightback Vourica Ghafouri of Esteghlal, striker Safawi Rasid of Johor Darul Ta’rim and rightwing Stefan Mauk of Melbourne City.