Vietnam’s U22 team arrives in Cambodia for regional champs

Update: 17:12 | 16/02/2019

Members of Vietnam’s U22 football team arrived at Cambodia’s Phnom Penh capital on February 15 to prepare for their conquer of the trophy of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U22 Youth Championship.

The regional football tourney is scheduled to take place from February 17-26.

Vietnam announced the 23-member squad for the tournament on February 14 evening. Hong Linh Ha Tinh football club contributes most players with six, followed by Hoang Anh Gia Lai club with five.

Vietnam’s U22 team, Cambodia, regional champs, U22 football team,  ASEAN Football Federation,  U22 Youth Championship, 23-member squad

Members of Vietnam’s U22 football team pose for a group photo with staff of the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia and fans.

The teams are divided into two groups and will play in the round-robin format. Two best teams of each group will advance to the semi-finals. All the matches will take place at the Phnom Penh National Olympic Stadium.

In Group A, Vietnam will face the Philippines on February 17, Timor Leste on February 19 and Thailand two days later.

Group B includes Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia.

Speaking with reporters, head coach Nguyen Quoc Tuan said his team would reach the final. All the 16 matches of the 2019 AFF U22 Championship will be aired on VTV5 and VTV6.

Vietnamese football fan says it with flowers, thousands of them
A Hanoi football fan hired 15 gardeners to create a unique floral celebration and tribute to Vietnam's recent victories.
 
Vietnamese player ranks among Asia’s top 15 footballers
 Vietnamese national football team’s player Nguyen Quang Hai has been named one of the top 15 best footballers in Asia in 2018 following a vote by Fox Sports Asia and Titan Sports.
 
First football tourney for disadvantaged children slated for 2019
The first football tournament for disadvantaged children nationwide is set to take place in 2019, heard a press briefing in Hanoi on December 26.
 
Vietnamese outstanding footballers in 2018 honoured
Nguyen Quang Hai and Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung won the Vietnam Golden Ball award during a ceremony honoring Vietnam’s Best Players in 2018 was held in Ho Chi Minh City on December 22.
 
No rest for Vietnamese football stars
After an incredible 2018, Vietnam’s footballers are set for another busy year with three key international tournaments. The first is the final round of the Asian Cup which will kick off on January 5 in the United Arab Emirates.
 

Source: VNA

 
Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: