Vietnam expect to win a quarter-final berth at the Asian Football Confederation U19 Championship in Myanmar although they have been drawn in the “Death Group” of the tournament, players and coaches say.
Coach Graechen names squad for U19 AFC eventGuillaume Graechen put 23 players on the list for the final round of the 2014 AFC U19 Championship to be held in Myanmar.
Japan's 4-3 win over Australia on Sunday has pushed the winner and hosts Viet Nam to the semi-final round of the Ha Noi's ASEAN Football Federation U19 Nutifood Cup.
The U19 national football team arrived Brunei early yesterday morning (Aug 7) to compete in the 2014 Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy, aiming to finish in the top four.
Twenty-two U19 Vietnam squad members assembled at Ham Rong-Gia Lai sports centre on August 3 to prepare for the upcoming International Football Championship Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy 2014 (HBT) in Brunei from August 9-23.
Vietnam's U19 football squad will fly from Ho Chi Minh City to Japan on June 8 to begin a training camp and compete in six friendly matches.
Viet Nam wins silver medal at Aerobics World CupVietnamese athletes won a silver medal at the Borovets Aerobics World Cup which ended in Bulgaria on Sunday.
U19 Lille were held to a 0-0 draw by underdogs U19 Vietnam in a friendly in France on April 10.
After a harrowing defeat in Belgium, Vietnam's U19 football team is regrouping for competition in France – the homeland of chief coach Guillaume Graechen.
Lam Ti Phong's two goals helped Vietnam secure a 4-2 victory over Montverde Academy of the US in a friendly in Belgium on March 27.