|Football star Cong Phuong (No. 21) of Ho Chi Minh City FC
The teams that will compete against the Vietnamese side during the group stages of the AFC Cup 2020 were finalised following Yangon United FC’s victory in a play-off match against Indera FC of Brunei.
The group stages of the tournament will see Ho Chi Minh City FC compete in Group F alongside Hougang United FC of Singapore, Lao Toyota FC of Laos, and Yangon United FC of Myanmar.
Following their first fixture against the side from Myanmar on February 11, Ho Chi Minh City FC will then face Hougang United FC of Singapore on February 25, followed by a tie against Lao Toyota FC of Laos on March 10.
Elsewhere in the competition, Vietnamese side Quang Ninh Coal FC have been drawn in Group G alongside Bali United of Indonesia, Ceres Negros of the Philippines, and Svay Rieng of Cambodia.
Led by head coach Phan Thanh Hung, the V-League team will start their AFC Cup 2020 campaign against Bali United of Indonesia on February 11.