|Việt Nam team. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam national football team will convene on March 20 in Hà Nội to prepare for the qualifying round of the Asian Cup 2019.
To warm up for the event, Việt Nam will play a friendly match with Chinese Taipei at Hàng Đẫy Stadium on March 22.
As scheduled, Việt Nam will compete with Afghanistan in the opening match of Group C at a neutral stadium — Republican Central Stadium in Dushanbe, Tajiskistan — on March 28.
The stadium currently holds 24,000. It is the home ground of the Tajikistan national football team — Istiqlol Dushanbe — and formerly of CSKA Pomir Dushanbe.
The final match of AFC Cup 2015 was held in this stadium between hosts Istiqlol Dushanbe and Johor Darul Ta’zim of Malaysia. — VNS