HÀ NỘI The national U22 team won’t compete in the upcoming BTV Cup 2019, the Việt Nam Football Federation (VFF) has announced.
The U19 team under the newly-appointed coach Philippe Troussier will replace the U22 team to play in the international friendly event hosted by club side Becamex Bình Dương.
According to the VFF, the change aims to help U22 team focus on training to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games in the Philippines.
The U22 team will only play a friendly match with the United Arab Emirates at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City on October 13.
At the BTV Cup 2019, besides Việt Nam U19, the event will feature U19 Bình Dương and two other foreign teams from Japan and South Korea. It will begin on November 13. VNS