Việt Nam U19 women set for friendlies in S Korea

Việt Nam’s national U19 women’s football team in a training in Hà Nội. —  Photo vff.org.vn

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s national U19 women’s football team will play friendly matches in Seoul, South Korea on July 15 – 20 in preparation for the finals of the upcoming AFC Championship 2019.

Ijiri Akira, the Japanese coach of the U19 team, has selected 26 players for the training camp in South Korea, mostly drawn from Hà Nội, Việt Nam Coal and Mineral and HCM City.

Việt Nam will face South Korea, China’s Shanghai and Japan’s Osaka.

The friendly tournament will serve as good preparation ahead of the tournament in late October in Thailand.

Việt Nam and Thailand have been drawn in group A alongside Australia and North Korea, while Group B consists of Japan, China, South Korea and Myanmar.

The top two sides from both the groups will move on to the semi-finals. The final will be played on November 9. — VNS 

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