Tuesday, 05/09/2017 14:16

Việt Nam set to win AFF U-18 event

Coach Hoang Anh Tuan. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — Coach Hoang Anh Tuan has said that Viet Nam are set to win the AFF U-18 Championship, which kicked off in Myanmar yesterday.

Viet Nam are in Group B with Indonesia, Brunei, the Philippines and the hosts, while Group A includes Thailand, East Timor, Malaysia, Singapore, Cambodia and Laos.

Viet Nam will play their first match against Brunei on September 7.

“I respect all the rivals in the group round in particular and rivals in the tournament in general. However, Viet Nam will try thier best in each game and try to enter the final match and take the title,” Tuan said at the press conference in Myanmar yesterday.

Tuan also said that he hopes the event will give his young players a chance to gain experience.

The Viet Nam team will have the support of Technical Director Juergen Gede of Germany.

Under the guidance of Tuan, U19 Viet Nam earned a ticket to compete in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea. — VNS

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