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January, 23 2014 17:11:00

Arsenal to support U-19's training during European tour

The Viet Nam U19 team comprises mostly members of the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Arsenal-JMG Academy. — Photo yahoo.com.vn

HA NOI (VNS) — English Premier League club Arsenal has confirmed support for Viet Nams Under-19 (U-19) team during its European tour in March. 

The Vietnamese squad will be permitted to stay and train at Arsenals training ground.

There will also be a friendly match between the host club and the visitors during the squads training course from March 2 to 21.

After training with Arsenal, the U-19 team will head to Belgium, where it will play scheduled matches with various Arsenal JMG academies.

The Viet Nam U19 team comprises mostly members of the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Arsenal-JMG Academy.

Twenty one players have been selected for the European tour. They will be led by French coach Graechen Guillaume and two assistants. One interpreter and one doctor will also be part of the contingent.

The tour and the friendly matches are part of the preparations of the team for the upcoming Asian Under-19 Football Tournament, which will be held in Myanmar later this year. — VNS

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