Nguyen Kung Hai (Vietnam)
Quang Hai played pretty well in the V-League, but only to shine sharply in the Asian Games U23 at the beginning of the year, Hanoi's midfielder really came out. Quang Hai then impressed again at Asiad 2018 (he joined the league team).
Last year, newspapers in Asia have spent too much ink to celebrate the talent of Quang Hai. Even so, this player compares to Messi when the left leg is incredibly wonderful.
Many large clubs in Thailand, Japan and South America are willing to bid for Quang Hai. However, the player decided to refuse. Quang Hai is one of Vietnam's top three players in the 2018 AFF Cup.
Safawi Rasid (Malaysia)
In the year 2016, Safi Rasid was suddenly coach Ong Kim Swee attended the AFF Cup 2018 when 19 years old. Subsequently, the attacker continues to drive the audience of U23 Malaysia to the campaign reached the final of the 2017 SEA Games.
Like Quang Hai, Safavi Rasid played quite well in the youth championship last year. In the Asian U23 tournament, the player contributed two goals, helping the Malaysian U23 to go through the group stage. At Asiad 2018, he was even more impressive when he scored four goals (including a double in the Korean Olympic net of Son Heung Min). As a result, Malia's Olympiacos led the table.
After a great success at the new level, Safavi Rasid will be a very important person in the Malaysian team. With speed and lightning capability, Safavi Rasid can adapt to the Malaysian team's tactics.
Sasalak Haipracon (Thailand)
Sasalak Haiprakhon is the representative face of U23 Thailand won the gold medal SEA Games 2017. In addition, he also helped to help Buriram Utd club twice crowned Thai-League.
The 22-year-old has a very aggressive game and good coverage. Given the lack of many key Thai players, Sasalak Haiprakhon is expected to compete with the AFF Cup 2018.
Evan Dimas (Indonesia)
In fact, the name Evan Dimas has long been reported in the area. This player is considered the miracle of Indonesian football. In the past, Evan Dimas spent two years in Spain (2015-2016) with Llagostera and Espanyol B. He has appeared in the U19 South East Asian Championship of the U19 Championship.
Over the years, Evan Dimas has also played at the junior level (U23 Indonesia, Dutch Olympic) or the national team. In addition, it is also an important factor in the Selangor club.
In the second AFF Cup in his career, Evan Dimas is expected to grow a lot. Evan Dimas's protagonist in this year's tournament was the decisive victory for Indonesia.
Aung Thu (Myanmar)
Aung Thu is one of U20's top players in Myanmar for the U20 World Cup in 2015. That same year the player was chosen as the best new player in Southeast Asia.
In this season, Aung Thu played very impressive in the Tero shirt police in the Thai-League. After 30 appearances, he scored 11 goals and scored 8 goals. At the AFF Cup 2016, Aung Thu played quite well. He wrote the equalizer in the fight against Vietnam and shot against Cambodia, helping Myanmar to win the right to the quarter-finals after 12 years.