Squad for Vietnamese women’s team announced ahead of Asian Cup qualifiers

VOV.VN - Head coach Mai Duc Chung has finalised the list of 23 players for the Vietnamese women’s football team ahead of the qualifying round of the 2022 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Asian Cup.

A number of key players are included in the squad, with familiar names such as Huynh Nhu, Tuyet Dung, and Hai Yen who won the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup championship title and a gold medal at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA) Games back in 2019.

Along with the established names, six young footballers have been called up the team, including Thanh Nha, Van Su, and Tuyet Ngan.

The team, led by head coach Chung, will participate in two training sessions in Hanoi on the afternoon of September 15 and the morning of September 16 before departing for Tajikistan one day later.

The Asian Cup qualifiers are due to be held in Tajikistan between September 17 and October 12, with a total of 28 teams being divided across eight groups.

Vietnam have been drawn in Group B and will face Afghanistan, the Maldives, and the hosts Tajikistan on September 23, September 26, and September 29 respectively.

The leading 12 teams will then progress to the final round of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup which is set to take place between January 20 and February 6 in India.

The top five teams will then go on to represent Asia at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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