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Beach footballers train, compete for Asian Games

Update: August, 03/2016 - 09:00
Players gathers for training ahead of the Asian Beach Games. —
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — The national beach football team gathered yesterday in Đà Nẵng City in preparation for their Asian Beach Games next month in Việt Nam.

Coach Trương Công Tuấn called 19 players – three goalkeepers, nine defenders and seven strikers – for 18 days of intensive training.

Most players are from Đà Nẵng and Khánh Hòa who are the national defending champions and runner-up clubs, respectively.

They will then take part in a competition in Ordos City, China, from August 20-28.

The event will see seven other teams who will play in a knock-out stage. Four winners will advance to the semi-finals.

Iran, Japan, Oman, Lebanon, Thailand, Bahrain and host China will compete.

It is considered their warm-up for the ABG back home in Đà Nẵng from September 18 to October 3. — VNS



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