Thai referees to judge VN-Myanmar match

Update: June, 27/2014 - 14:00

HA NOI (VNS) — The Viet Nam Football Federation (VFF) has invited Thai referees to monitor a friendly match between Viet Nam and Myanmar early next month.

FIFA-recognised Charitable Mahapab and assistants Thanom Borikut and Chumpol Deeplang will judge the match on July 2 at the Binh Duong Province's Go Dau Stadium.

Mahapad is an experienced referee who has worked in different international tournaments.

In 2011, he refereed a friendly match between Viet Nam and Japan in Kobe. Earlier, he performed in a quarter-final match between Viet Nam and Singapore during the AFF Cup in 2010.

Vietnamese players have been training for the friendly match for three days. Meanwhile, coach Radojko Avramovic of Myanmar yesterday released a list of 20 players who would be travelling to Binh Duong.

The young squad includes two goalkeepers, seven defenders, six midfielders and five strikers.

The visitors will arrive in Viet Nam on June 30 and will have two days to practice and get accustomed to the weather and the stadium's field.

The VFF has announced that the tickets for the game, costing between VND50,000 and VND70,000, will be sold from June 28. — VNS