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U19s in training for Asian competition

Update: October, 08/2019 - 08:56


U19 players in training in Hà Nội. They will be competing in Thailand later this month. —Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam's head coach Ijiri Akira has called up 26 players for a training camp in Hà Nội in preparation for the Asian Football Confederation U19 Women's Championship later this month in Thailand.

Akira and his players will be training at the Việt Nam Youth Football Training Centre before leaving for Myanmar for two friendly matches against the hosts on October 11 and 13.

They then will return to Hà Nội for 10 days before Akira names his squad of 23. They will leave for the tournament in Chonburi on October 24.

The championship will run from October 27 to November 9.

Việt Nam are in Group A with North Korea, Australia and the hosts. Group B gathers Myanmar, South Korea, Japan and China.

The top three teams at the tournament will qualify for the 2020 FIFA U20 World Cup in Nigeria as AFC representatives. — VNS


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