AFF U18 Championship to held in HCM City and Bình Dương
The ASEAN Football Federation U18 Championship is scheduled to take place in HCM City and Bình Dương starting on August 6.
Việt Nam were drawn into the “group of death”, Group B, which will pit them against Australia and Thailand – two of the strongest sides in the tournament – as well as Cambodia, Singapore and Malaysia.
Group A includes Myanmar, Indonesia, Laos, Timor Leste, the Philippines and Brunei.
Việt Nam will face Malaysia on August 7, Australia on August 9, Thailand on August 13 and Cambodia two days later. All the matches will be held at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City except for the match between Việt Nam and Singapore, which will be played in Bình Dương.
Coach Hoàng Anh Tuấn recently announced his roster for the event with young talent Phạm Xuân Tạo, called “the Litte Công Phượng”, a highlight.
The team has completed a stint at Youth Football Training Center PVF in Hưng Yên Province and is now training in Japan to prepare for the tournament.