All U19 players test negative for COVID-19

VOV.VN - All 36 national football players of the U19 squad coach Philippe Troussier called up for training to prepare for the upcoming AFC U19 Championship 2020 finals have tested negative for the virus.

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Coach  Philippe Troussier is happy that he and his players have passed the tests and they are now elligible for training. (Photo: TPO)
Hanoi’s Bach Mai hospital announced the results of RT-PCR tests on August 21, meaning all the players have met criteria for training.

RT-PCR testing is mandatory for all players according to regulations to ensure they are coronavirus free.

Troussier called up 36 players this week for training in the lead up to AFC U19 Championship 2020 finals to be held in Uzbekistan from October 14-31.

Vietnam stay in Group C along with Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Laos, with fixtures taking place on October 15, October 18, and October 21, respectively.

The team have set a target of vying for a place in the FIFA U20 World Cup 2021.

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