Accordingly, the selection round will take place in Ho Chi Minh on June 4, then moving to Da Nang on June 11 and Thanh Hoa on June 18. The last destination will be Hanoi on June 25.

Delegates at the press conference 

Thirty outstanding young footballers will be admitted to the camp and join a training course in Ho Chi Minh City from July 30 to August 6.

They then will take part in another selection round, which picks up 18 of them for friendly matches in Japan from August 23-30.

Five best footballers of the camp will receive full scholarships for one-year education at professional football clubs in Hanoi, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh City and Thanh Hoa.

This year, the camp is designed for male pupils aging from 9-12 across the country, compared to between 9-11 years old as in 2015 and 2016.

Toyota Vietnam will receive applications from May 18 to June 25 at, or at Toyota Vietnam representative stores or local sport centers.

Translated by Song Anh