Vietnam earn ticket to 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup finals despite loss against Indonesia
11:13 | 19/09/2022 Print Article
Vietnam, despite losing 2-3 against host Indonesia in the last match of Group F on September 18, won a slot in the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup finals as one of the best second-placed teams.
Hanoi – Vietnam, despite losing 2-3 against host Indonesia in the last match of Group F on September 18, won a slot in the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup finals as one of the best second-placed teams.
|The Vietnamese team (Source: AFC) |
With 6 points and a goal difference of 7 earned from the tournament’s qualifiers matches, the squad is ranked above other second-placed teams in the remaining groups of C, D, E, I, and G.
In addition to Vietnam, fiver other teams have so far secured their spots in the 2023 tournament. They are Uzbekistan, and Japan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia, and Iran that top the C, E, F and J groups. Team that win the first place in Group A, B, D, G, H, I will advance into the finals.
The 2023 U20 Asian Cup is slated to take place in Uzbekistan from March 1 – 18 next year.
| ||Vietnam’s U23 draws 1-1 with U20 RoK in friendly |
Vietnam’s U23 drew 1-1 with the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s U20 squad in a friendly held at Viet Tri Stadium of Phu Tho province on April 19, prior to the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31).
| ||Vietnam’s U23 wins 1-0 over U20 RoK in second friendly |
The Vietnam’s U23 team secured a 1-0 victory against the Republic of Korea (RoK)’s U20 squad in a friendly held at Hang Day Stadium in Hanoi on April 22, as the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) is nearing in.
| ||U20 Vietnam to play friendly match against Palestine in Phu Tho |
Vietnam’s U20 team will play a friendly match against Palestine on September 3 at Viet Tri Stadium in the northern province of Phu Tho, according to the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF).
| ||U20 Vietnam ready for qualifier of AFC U20 Asian Cup |
If they finish top of Group F they will automatically progress to the finals of the tournament which will be held next year in Uzbekistan.
| ||Vietnam beat Hong Kong 5-1 in U20 Asian Cup qualifiers |
Vietnamese footballers had a great start in the U20 Asian Cup qualifiers, as they defeated Hong Kong 5-1 in their opening match in Indonesia on September 14.