Vietnam to host AFF Suzuki Cup final round

  • 08:28 - 2014/07/21

Vietnam and Singapore have been selected to host the final round of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014– a football tournament organized by the ASEAN Football Federation, according to a July 14 draw in Hanoi.

Thanks to its top position in Southeast Asia, Vietnam automatically receives a berth in the final round of the tourney, which is expected see tough competition of eight strong teams, including Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Two other competitors at the final round will be decided after the qualifying round of five teams - Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Brunei, and East Timor – who will play in Vientiane, Laos, from October 8 to 19.

The final round will take place from November 20 to December 20 with two groups, one competing in Singapore, and the other in Vietnam.

Vietnam’s national football squad will convene on August 22 in Hanoi for a training camp of more than 3 months. Local footballers will play 10 matches before they compete at their first match of AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 in the capital city on November 22.

The Vietnamese team is currently under the lead of Japanese expert Toshiya Miura, whose first real test will be AFF Suzuki Cup 2014.


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