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Việt Nam set to win AFF U-18 event

Update: September, 05/2017 - 09:00
Coach Hoàng Anh Tuấn. — Photo mediacdn.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Coach Hoàng Anh Tuấn has said that Việt Nam are set to win the AFF U-18 Championship, which kicked off in Myanmar yesterday.

Việt Nam are in Group B with Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines and the hosts, while Group A includes Thailand, East Timor, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia and Laos.

Việt Nam will play their first match against Brunei on September 7.

“I respect all the rivals in the group round in particular and rivals in the tournament in general. However, Việt Nam will try thier best in each game and try to enter the final match and take the title,” Tuấn said at the press conference in Myanmar yesterday.

Tuấn also said that he hopes the event will give his young players a chance to gain experience.

The Việt Nam team will have the support of Technical Director Juergen Gede of Germany.

Under the guidance of Tuấn, U19 Việt Nam earned a ticket to compete in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. — VNS

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