|Việt Nam Youth Football Training Centre. — Photo vff.org.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam will host Group J of the qualifiers for 2018 AFC U19 Championship on November 4-8 at the Việt Nam Youth Football Training Centre in Hà Nội, the Việt Nam Football Federation has announced.
Group J consists of Australia, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands and China’s Hong Kong.
Việt Nam are in Group H alongside Macau, Laos and Chinese Taipei, with fixtures to be played in Chinese Taipei.
A total of 43 teams from across Asia will participate in the qualifiers, with 10 group winners and the five strongest group runner-up teams advancing to the finals along with the hosts, Indonesia.
The event’s qualifying stage is scheduled to take place from October 31 to November 8.
Việt Nam will meet Macau on November 4, Chinese Taipei on November 6 and Laos two days later.
The Vietnamese squad will leave for Chinese Taipei on November 2. — VNS