31/05/2023 - 09:05

Football: Vietnam in Group C at AFF U23 Championship 2023

Vietnam in Group C at AFF U23 Championship 2023 (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam are in Group C of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U23 Championship 2023 together with the Philippines and Laos.

A draw for the group stage of the regional football tourney was held on May 29, the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) announced.

The championship is scheduled to take place from August 17-26 in Thailand. This year’s edition attracts the participation of 10 teams, divided into three groups, of which Group A consists of Thailand, Cambodia, Brunei, and Myanmar; while Group B consists of Timor-Leste, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

The teams are to play in the round-robin format. The three top teams in the groups and the best second-place squad will compete in the semi-finals.

It will be the fourth edition of the AFF U23 Championship after those in 2005, 2019 and 2022.

Vietnam earned their first title after beating Thailand 1-0 in Cambodia in February last year./.