National futsal squad to train in Spain

(VOV) -Spanish coach Bruno Garcia and his futsal team will begin a 19-day training camp in Spain on April 9 in preparation for the upcoming Asia Futsal Championship.

The Vietnam Football Federation has invited several Spanish futsal teams to play friendlies with Vietnam on this occasion.

Vietnamese players will fly home on April 23 ahead their opening game of the 2014 Asia Futsal Championship against Iraqi rivals on April 30.

Vietnam expects to qualify for the quarter-final round.

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The 2014 AFC Futsal Championship will take place in HCM City from April 30 to May 10.

Hosts Vietnam will play in Group A together with Kuwait, Tajikistan and Iraq. 

Iran will take on Australia, China and Indonesia in Group B.

Last year’s runners-up Thailand will battle strong opponents from Lebanon, Taiwan (China) and Malaysia in Group C.

Defending champions Japan will compete against the Republic of Korea, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan in Group D.