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

Vietnam in Group C at AFF U23 Championship 2023

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.

Source: VNA