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Việt Nam U16s ready to defend AFF title

Update: July, 28/2018 - 08:00
Việt Nam’s U16 team. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s U16s are ready to compete at the AFF U-16 Championship to be held in Indonesia on July 29.

Coach Vũ Hồng Việt has selected 23 players, 14 of whom play for PVF and Hà Nội, to defend their title at this year’s event.

Việt Nam are in Group A alongside Indonesia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor Leste and the Philippines.

Việt Nam will meet Cambodia on July 29, Timor Leste on July 31, Indonesia on August 2, the Philippines on August 4 and Myanmar on August 6.

The AFF tournament will be a warm-up for Việt Nam to prepare for the AFC U-16 Championship to be held in Malaysia in September.

At the AFC event, Việt Nam are in Group C with Iran, India and Indonesia. The tournament’s best four teams will earn tickets to take part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2019 in Peru. — VNS

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