Foreign-born midfielder Tony Le Tuan Anh called up for Vietnam U-20 squad

Vietnam U-19 coach Hoang Anh Tuan has called up foreign-born midfielder Tony Le Tuan Anh to his squad for the upcoming training sessions.

Tony Le Tuan Anh was born on August 26, 1999 in Benesov, Czech Republic. He joined the Bohemians Praha academy in 2011 and is currently the captain of Bohemians U-19 sid.

His parent are both Vietnamese, making the young midfielder eligible to represent the Vietnam national teams.

The Czech-born midfielder was having a trial with Vietnam U-20 for the U-20 FIFA World Cup last year. However, an injury and poor adaptability in terms of language, lifestyle prevented him from being included in the squad for the U-20 World Cup competition.

U-19 Vietnam will schedule to take part in the two-week training sessions before flying to Korea for a four-team friendly competition.

In Korea, coach Hoang Anh Tuan and his side will compete against Korea U-19, Morocco U-19 and Mexico U-19. This is part of the preparation for the AFC U-19 Asian Cup, which takes place in Indonesia at the end of this year.