Vietnamese fans are ready to cheer for their national team at the Lao National Stadium in Vientaine. Photo by VnExpress/Lam Dong Vietnam is having its AFF opener against Laos at the Lao National Stadium in Vientaine. Vietnam entered the game in white and Laos in red. For Coach Park Hang-seo, the game will be the first match at the helm of the full-fledged Vietnamese men’s football team in an official tournament. In earlier tournaments, he was managing the national U23 team. Vietnam and Laos have clashed seven times since the first AFF Cup tournament was held in 1996, when it was known as Tiger Cup. The score has been 6-0 in Vietnam’s favor, with one game ending in a draw. Vietnam has scored 24 goals in their last five AFF Cup matches. Vietnam will play its second match against Malaysia at the My Dinh Stadium in Hanoi on November 16.