The team is convening from September 23 to prepare for the match.

The match will be the third friendly Vietnam have played this year, following two wins against Myanmar and China.

The friendly match is in preparation for the upcoming 30th Southeast Asian Games to be held in the Philippines later this year.


Coaching the U22 team will be Kim Han-yoon, the assistant of Park Hang-seo. Kim was appointed the team’s manager due to Park’s commitments with the senior Vietnamese national team who are scheduled to play in World Cup qualifying matches.

The Vietnamese team beat China 2-0 in the friendly match in Hubei, China, on September 8.

Striker Nguyen Tien Linh scored in the 18th minute to give Vietnam 1-0 lead.

The hosts bounced back strongly but struggled to create any clear chances on their home ground.

After the break, Vietnam continued to dominate the game. Hong Phuoc missed two chances to double the score but just before the hour mark, Linh made it 2-0.

Source: VNA