VOV.VN - The Vietnamese national futsal team have been drawn in Group D alongside current runners-up Japan, the Republic of Korea (RoK), and Saudi Arabia at the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022 finals, as announced on May 26 at a draw held by the Asian Football Federation.
According to the current Asian futsal rankings, Japan are placed the second position, with Vietnam, the RoK, and Saudi Arabia ranking 8th, 15th, and 19th, respectively,
In the event that the Vietnamese team progress to the next round as a second-placed team in Group D, there is a strong possibility that they will play current champions Iran.
Iran have been drawn in Group C alongside Lebanon, China, and Indonesia.
Elsewhere, the other Southeast Asian representative Thailand are in Group A alongside hosts Kuwait, Iraq, and Oman.
Group B sees the participation of Uzbekistan, Bahrain, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
The AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022 finals is scheduled to take place in Kuwait from September 25 to October 20.
Recently, the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) invited the futsal teams from Iran, Morocco, Uzbekistan, France, the Solomon Islands, and Vietnam to compete in a friendly tournament in early September ahead of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup 2022 finals.