Vietnam, who have two major tournaments this year, badly need to play some friendlies, but cannot find opponents amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
(VOV) -Vietnam’s U19 football squad will meet rivals from Japan, Totttenham and AS Roma in Nutifood Cup 2014 friendlies.
The national futsal team has left for Italy to train ahead of the fourth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG) which takes place in Inchoen, the Republic of Korea, from June 29 to July 6.
The Vietnamese team is still placed second in the Southeast Asia region on 146 points, 61 points less than Thailand, according to the latest FIFA rankings.
The Vietnamese football team, under head coach Phan Thanh Hung, was defeated 0-3 by China in an away friendly match at the Wuhan Sports Center Stadium on June 8.
The U19 national team will gather on April 25 to attend an international friendly tournament held in Palestine from May 14-22.