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Players called to train for Asian U23

Update: November, 27/2015 - 08:29

Toshyia Miura (centre) selects 29 players who will train for the coming Asian champs. — Photo

HA NOI (VNS) — Coach Toshyia Miura has summoned 29 players to prepare for the final round of the Asian U23 Football Championship next year in Qatar.

The Japanese set up a team of five goalkeepers, eight defenders, 10 midfielders and six strikers.

Most of the players are those who played well at the qualifying round. However Miura also gives chances to some young faces including Thanh Binh and Huu Dung of Thanh Hoa, Nguyen Trong Dai and Bui Tien Dung from Viettel.

Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC contribute most number of six players. Ha Noi T&T have five representatives.

The team will gather together on December 1 in Ha Noi. And they will have three friendly matches against Japanese clubs before Miura shortlists his team to 23 and leaves for Qatar.

Viet Nam have the first match against Jordan on January 14. Three days later they will see Australia. The last match is versus the UAE on January 20. — VNS

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