Vietnam drawn against Laos at AFF U23 Championship 2023

VOV.VN - Vietnam have been put in Group C alongside the Philippines and Laos at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U23 Championship 2023.

According to the draw which took place on May 29, hosts Thailand were placed into Group A together with Cambodia, Brunei, and Myanmar.

Group C saw the presence of Timor Leste, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The AFF U23 Championship 2023 is scheduled to take place in Thailand from August 17 to August 26.

A total of 10 teams have been divided into three groups and will play in a round-robin format. The top three teams and the best second-placed team will progress through to the semi-final round.

The AFF U23 Championship is an international football competition that is played among the national under-23 teams of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF). The inaugural edition was first held back in 2005.

This year marks the fourth edition of the tournament following its versions in 2005, 2019, and 2022.

Last year saw Vietnam win the championship title for the first time after defeating Thailand 1-0 in the final match of the 2022 edition.