Young footballers ready for first match at 2023 Asian cup finals

(VOVWORLD) -Vietnam’s football team on Tuesday spent one hour getting used to Istiglol stadium in Uzbekistan’s Fegana City where they will play their first match on the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup finals on Wednesday afternoon.

Young footballers ready for first match at 2023 Asian cup finals - ảnh 1Vietnam’s U20 football team have a training session at Istiglol stadium in Uzbekistan’s Fegana city on February 28. (Photo: VFF)

At the end of the training session, coach Hoang Anh Tuan expressed his satisfaction at the performance of the team, as well as the lads' expertise and attitude. All the team members are healthy with  no injuries and ready for the first match against Australia with the highest spirit.

Vietnam are in Group B together with Iran, Australia, and Qatar in the tournament's finals.

Sixteen squads will compete in the tournament, namely Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Japan, Jordan, the Republic of Korea, Indonesia, Oman, Tajikistan, Iran, Australia, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, China, Iraq, and Syria.

Vietnam are one of the five second-placed teams with the best results in the qualifying round.

Among Vietnam's rivals in Group B, Qatar won the tournament in 2014, Iran triumphed for four times in the 1970s, while Australia were the runners-up in 2010.