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Laos and the Philippines qualify for AFF Cup

In Uncategorized on October 28, 2010 at 1:39 am

Laos and the Philippines qualify for AFF Cup

QĐND – Wednesday, October 27, 2010, 20:41 (GMT+7)

PANO – The national football teams of Laos and the Philippines will take part in the coming ASEAN Football Championship, The AFF-Suzuky Cup, after defeating Cambodia and East Timor, respectively, at the qualifying round, according to the Vietnam Football Federation.

The Laotian team will play against Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia in group A while the Cambodian team will compete with Vietnam, Singapore and Myanmar in group B.

The coming tournament, taking place in Indonesia and Vietnam from December 1st to 29th, is expected to attract a lot of spectators and fans in ASEAN.

* The Vietnamese team is training hard for the tournament, despite some key players having some injuries.

To prepare for the tournament, the team will take part in the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Cup from November 2nd to 6th with teams from the Republic of Korea, The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Singapore.

Translated by Duy Minh

Source: QDND

Vietnam prepares for AFF Cup 2010 and Asian Games

In Uncategorized on August 12, 2010 at 7:24 pm

Vietnam prepares for AFF Cup 2010 and Asian Games

QĐND – Thursday, August 12, 2010, 20:34 (GMT+7)

PANO – The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) and national coach, Calisto, have selected 50 athletes for the national team and U23 team to prepare for the upcoming Asian Games and AFF Cup Football Tournament 2010 to be held at the end of this year. The final list will be announced soon.

Accordingly, the best players are chosen for the national team who will try the best to secure the AFF Championship, while the U23 team will have the younger players to compete at the 16th Asian Games to be held in China.

These selected players will join their respective teams on September 5th. Coach Calisto will train the national team to prepare for the Toyota Cup, an international football tournament, in Hanoi from September 20th to 24th.

The event, part of activities to celebrate the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi will draw the participation of young national teams from Australia, Kuwait and North Korea.

The U23 team led by Coach Phan Thanh Hung will train at the Thanh Long Sports Centre in Ho Chi Minh City. The young squad will compete at a friendship football tournament from September 28th to October 2rd with Olympic teams from Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

Translated by Duy Minh

Source: QDND

Vietnam and Indonesia to jointly organise AFF Suzuki Cup 2010

In Uncategorized on August 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Vietnam and Indonesia to jointly organise AFF Suzuki Cup 2010

QĐND – Monday, August 09, 2010, 21:37 (GMT+7)

The final round of the ASEAN Football Federation Championship for the Suzuki Cup 2010 (VFF Suzuki Cup 2010) will be co-hosted by Vietnam and Indonesia from December 1st to 29th.

The upcoming tournament, one of the biggest football events in ASEAN, will draw the participation of 8 national teams in the region.

The two best teams will take part in the qualifying round of the event to be held October 22nd to 30th in Laos to compete with 6 other teams of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam at the final round.

The official draw will be held on September 15th in Hanoi to divide the teams into two groups. Semifinal and final matches will be held as homeward and outward trips.

All matches during the event will be broadcast live on ESPN Star Sports channel through regional satellites.

Japan’s Suzuki Group remains the main sponsor of the event.

Translated by Duy Minh

Source: QDND

Viet Nam beat Thailand to enter AFF Championship final

In Vietnam Sports on September 9, 2009 at 2:55 am

The joy of Vietnamese female players after winning the semifinal against Thai rivals

Vietnamese women persisted with their winning streak yesterday, defeating fancied rivals Thailand 2-1 in the semifinal of the ASEAN Women’s Football Championship.

The victory takes the team to a final encounter tomorrow with Australia, who crushed Myanmar 5-1 in the other semifinal match.

Both goals for Viet Nam were scored by Tran Thi Kim Hong in 6th and 47th minutes.

Meanwhile, Viet Nam’s U22 football team has entered the semifinals of the Merdeka Cup 2008 in Malaysia after it won two consecutive matches against Mozambique (4-0) on Saturday and Myanmar (3-1) on Thursday.

Source: SGGP

VN confident against Singapore in AFF

In Uncategorized on December 16, 2008 at 5:05 pm

Makes perfect: Vietnamese players train at Ha Noi’s My Dinh National Stadium in prepation for AFF Cup semi-finals with Singapore tomorrow. — VNS Photo Quang Thang