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Gangwon’s Luong Xuan Truong back in squad as Vietnam prepare for Jordan clash

Gangwon FC midfielder Luong Xuan Truong is perfectly fit for the AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Jordan on 13 June.

The 22-year-old missed the opportunity to play against U-20 Argentina on 14 May in Hanoi due to a knee injury which he suffered in the 1-1 draw with Afghanistan over a month ago.

Since then, Truong has recovered quickly from injury and gradually gained the trust of Gangwon manager Choi Yun-kyum. Choi said that he would offer the 22-year-old midfielder more opportunity to play in the South Korean highest-level football competition, according to

The Vietnamese made his official Gangwon debut in the clash against Seongnam FC in South Korea FA Cup, however, the K-League team suffered a 1-0 defeat and was eliminated from this competition.