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Việt Nam to play friendlies ahead of SEA Games 30

Update: October, 29/2019 - 08:53



The Việt Nam women's football team seen in a training session. Photo

HÀ NỘI Việt Nam's women's football team have scheduled a number of friendly matches to prepare for the upcoming Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 30.

Their first game will be against a team representing the Australian Embassy on Wednesday. They will then face India twice in Hà Nội on November 3 and 6.

The team beat a US Embassy team 7-2 over the weekend at the Youth Football Training Centre in Hà Nội.

“We've been working on strength in the northern province of Quảng Ninh, and the team is a lot stronger so I feel secure. We will look at the friendlies and decide on a starting line-up for the SEA Games,” said head coach Mai Đức Chung.

Following the warm-up games, the squad will fly to Japan for a 10-day training camp where they will compete in three more matches.

At the SEA Games in the Philippines later this year, Việt Nam have been drawn in Group B along with Thailand and Indonesia. The Philippines, Myanmar and Malaysia make up Group A. VNS

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