The Japanese set up a team of five goalkeepers, eight defenders, 10 midfielders and six strikers.
Most of the players are those who played well at the qualifying round. However Miura also gives chances to some young faces including Thanh Binh and Huu Dung of Thanh Hoa, Nguyen Trong Dai and Bui Tien Dung from Viettel.
|Toshyia Miura (centre) selects 29 players who will train for the coming Asian champs. — Photo zing.vn
Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC contribute most number of six players. Hanoi T&T have five representatives.
The team will gather together on December 1 in Hanoi. And they will have three friendly matches against Japanese clubs before Miura shortlists his team to 23 and leaves for Qatar.
Vietnam have the first match against Jordan on January 14. Three days later they will see Australia. The last match is versus the UAE on January 20.