Việt Nam lands easy run in AFF Cup

Update: May, 03/2018 - 09:00
Draw of 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup. – Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The Việt Nam men’s football team has landed in Group A, the easier group of the upcoming 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup, according to the draw held yesterday at the Hotel Mulia Senayan in Jakarta, Indonesia. 

They will play against Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia.

In the qualifying round of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2016 held in Myanmar, Việt Nam beat rivals Myanmar, Cambodia and Malaysia.

The Philippines will battle it out against defending champions Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, and either Brunei or Timor-Leste in a tough Group B.

The winning team will walk away with US$200,000. While the runners-up will receive $75,000 and the third-place team will get $50,000. — VNS