|Việt Nam’s male futsal team. — Photo laodongthudo.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — The Vietnamese women’s and men’s futsal teams will face defending champions Thailand in the opener of the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia on August 18, per the event’s draw.
“These will be very important matches in the fight of gaining gold medal so Việt Nam futsal will make every effort to win,” said Trần Quốc Tuấn, deputy chairman of the Việt Nam Football Federation.
Việt Nam’s male team will then face Malaysia on August 20, Myanmar on August 22 and Indonesia on August 25.
Meanwhile, the women will face Malaysia on August 22, Myanmar on August 25 and Indonesia on August 27.
Both events will be in a round-robin format and run until August 27 at the Panasonic Sports Complex.
The SEA Games will take place in Kuala Lumpur on August 19-30, with 38 sports featured in the games. This will be the sixth time Malaysia has hosted the games and its first since 2001. — VNS