Vietnam’s U19 football team has begun to prepare for the U19 Southeast Asian football championships, holding their first training session at the Ham Rong Sports Centre in the Central Highland province of Gia Lai.
French coach Grachen Guillume has called up a provisional squad of 33 players, including 16 from the Hoang Anh Gia Lai-Arsenal JMG Football Academy, funded by the Hoang Anh Gia Lai Group.
The squad will be cut to 25 players ahead of the friendly matches against Laos on August 17 and the United Arab Emirates nine days later.
The championships are taking place in Indonesia from September 9-22, with Vietnam drawn in Group A, which includes Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei.
Group B comprises the Philippines, Australia, Timor Leste, Singapore and Cambodia.
Vietnam have become the champion of the AFC U14 Girls Regional Championship's ASEAN zone after thrashing Cambodia 7-0 in Ho Chi Minh City on June 23. The girls placed on top of the zone with 12 points after five matches, bagged the only ticket to the Asian U14 Girls Championship. The tournament's timetable and schedule has not been confirmed. In other zones, India clinched the trophy for the South and Central region during their competition in March. The West region champions were Jordan in April while the East title went to China earlier this month. Source: VNA/VOV... [read more]
Vietnam U-19s crush Australia to reach regional championship Vu Duc By Vu Duc - The Saigon Times Daily HCMC – Vietnam qualified for the Asian U-19 Championships next year after thrashing Australia 5-1 in the final group F game at Cheras Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday. Midfielder Nguyen Cong Phuong hit a double and efforts from Hoang Thanh Tung, Nguyen Van Toan and Le Van Son gave Vietnam a memorable victory. Before the game, Australian coach Paul Okon said that his team were stronger, fitter and taller and was confident of victory despite admitting Vietnam would be a…... [read more]
Hanoi, June 23 (VNA) – The Asian Football Confederation U14 Girls' Regional Championship for the ASEAN zone kicks off on June 23 in Hanoi with the participation of eight teams, one less than scheduled after Indonesia were banned by FIFA. In Group A, Myanmar will play Cambodia in the first match, which will be followed by Thailand vs Laos. Speaking at a meeting on June 22 in Hanoi, coach Nu Nu Khine Win said his players had trained for the Asian event, and hoped they learnt from the experience for the future. Warakorn Chitthiang, assistant coach of Thailand, agreed, saying…... [read more]
The host Vietnam came from behind to win 2-1 over Thailand in the final match of the AFC U14’s girls regional championships 2015. After beating U14 Myanmar rivals in a heartbreaking penalty shoot-out to advance to the final match, the U14 Vietnamese squad led by coach Nguyen Tien Minh met Thailand on June 28th in Hanoi. The first half ended scoreless. In the 37th minute, Noinueai (No 13) opened the game for Thailand. Later on, coming from a free kick in the middle area, Thu Huong (No 12) got ball in the penalty area and delivered a decisive kick to…... [read more]
The ASEAN Football Federation has approved Vietnam to be the host country for the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Futsal Championships in April and Youth U19 Football Championships in July in Ho Chi Minh City. The Futsal event will draw 10 teams. Four teams, including Vietnam, Thailand, Australia and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, will compete in the U19 event. The AFF U19 championship is a tune-up for ASEAN football teams in preparation for the upcoming Asian U19 Football Championship in China in November.... [read more]
A shortlist of 20 players was announced on Monday by Coach Grachen Guillume for the Southeast Asian Under-19 Football Championship. The final team will see ten players cut from the provisional squad, with 20 players to advance to the Football Championship. The shortlist includes 12 players who have trained under Guillume at the Hoang Anh Gia Lai - Arsenal JMG Football Academy for the last five years. The Frenchman confirmed he has chosen players who are most suitable for the tournament. The squad will fly to Indonesia on September 7 to compete in the championships that will include 11 teams…... [read more]
HA NOI (VNS) - Viet Nam will stage the second qualifying round of the Asian Football Confederation U19 Women's Championship at Thong Nhat Stadium in HCM City from December 1-9. The hosts, together with Thailand, received automatic places in the second phase due to their sixth and seventh positions in the previous tournament. They will join India, Uzbekistan, Jordan, Iran, Myanmar and Chinese Taipei, who were successful in Groups A, B and C during the first qualifying round. The eight teams will be divided into two groups and compete in a round-robin format. The top team from each group will…... [read more]
Vietnam has just been entrusted by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to host the final round of the U19 Women Football Champion 2011, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF). The final round will kick off on October 6th, 2011 and last until October 16th. The Vietnamese U19 Female Football team will take part in the event after it successfully finished the second round. The 5 other teams that will play in the final round include Japan, the Republic of Korea, the People's Democratic Republic of Korea, China and Australia. Vietnamese officials expect that the Vietnamese female footballers will reap…... [read more]
Vietnam topped Group A after the second-round match of the ASEAN Football Federation Vietcombank U19 Youth Championship held in Hanoi on September 13. The hosts defeated East Timor 4-1 at the Hang Day stadium with goals by Huynh Tan Sinh, Nguyen Tien Linh and Tong Anh Ty. East Timor’s sole goal went to Walter Gama in the last few minutes of the game. Vietnam, which had disappointed with a draw in the first round against Singapore, put up a strong performance in the second match. It needed only 13 minutes of warm up before opening its score card. Sinh’s powerful…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam ended the Southeast Asian Karate Federation Championships with 22 gold medals and was ranked second behind hosts Indonesia in the medal tally. The Vietnamese athletes also pocketed 18 silver medals and 30 bronze medals at the annual tournament which ended yesterday. The sixth championships were held in held in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, from May 1 to May 5. Nearly 200 athletes from eight countries took part in the tournament. Việt Nam sent the national team and some young athletes from Hà Nội, the Army and Bình Dương karate clubs. - VNS... [read more]