Vietnam to meet Thailand at AFF futsal event

Vietnam are in Group B of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Futsal Championship 2018, according to the event’s draw.

A Vietnamese futsal player (in red) competes in an international tournament. Vietnam are in Group B of the AFF Futsal Championship 2018. (Photo: danviet.vn)

A Vietnamese futsal player (in red) competes in an international tournament. Vietnam are in Group B of the AFF Futsal Championship 2018. (Photo: danviet.vn)

The team will compete alongside Thailand, Brunei and Timor Leste. Group A include Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar and Cambodia.

The Philippines withdrew from the event after the draw had finished. Accordingly, they are in Group A. They were fined US$ 10,000.

The tournament is scheduled to be held in Indonesia on December 3-11 but will clash with the AFF Cup, so hosts Indonesia have proposed to the AFF to change the time of the AFF futsal event. The AFF futsal tournament’s official time will be announced soon.

In other news, Sanatech Khanh Hoa will be the only Vietnamese representative in the AFF Futsal Club Championship 2018 to be held in Indonesia on July 11-22 which will attract the participation of seven teams from seven nations.

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