(VOV) -Vietnam’s U19 football squad is set to play an exhibition game with U19 Arsenal in early March,during an upcoming two-month training camp in England and Belgium.
As scheduled, U19 Vietnam is travelling to England from March 2-21, before moving on to Belgium for one month.
The squad returns to Vietnam on April 21.
The Vietnam team will also attend an additional training camp in Japan as part of preparations for the U19 Southeast Asia Championships taking place in Hanoi in September and the final round of U19 Asia Championships 2014 in Myanmar in October.
Vietnam 's U19 football team had a friendly match with Vietnamese students in Belgium on April 12 at the campus of Louvain University during their one-month training in the country. The match took place in a cozy atmosphere with the U19 players displaying their good professional skills through excellent scores. ' Addressing the opening ceremony, Vietnamese Ambassador to Belgium Pham Sanh Chau expressed his hope that the trip will bring interesting experiences to young Vietnamese players. The training programme in the European country is aimed at preparing the squad for the final round of the Asia U19 tournament, scheduled for…... [read more]
A day before the game, Coach Tuan admitted that his side were the weakest in Group B, which consisted of the DPRK, the UAE and Iraq. In the last six years, Vietnam has not yet won a victory at the tournament, while each of their three opponents has at least grasped the championship title once. The DPRK have even been crowned three times, most recently in 2010, and in the 2014 season, they made it to the finals. Even prior to departing for Bahrain, the team took a heavy 2-5 defeat at the hands of Australia in the semi-final of…... [read more]
Vietnam's national soccer team won by 5 goals to 3 in a friendly match with Bahrain held at Hanoi's My Dinh stadium on June 30th as a part of its preparation for the 2007 Asian Cup in July. The match satisfied audiences, even the choosiest ones. Eight goals, including five of Vietnamese team, blew a new hope for the future of the team in the Asian Cup. All footballers played determinedly which made the match more and more interesting. Bahrain players showed better at the beginning of the match. The guest was almost at the away ground and quickly scored…... [read more]
After defeating Seoul FC 3-0 on October 20, coach Huu Thang said the Vietnamese team will not focus on the results of the match, but on the performance of Vietnamese players and plans to conduct several experimental tactics. Coach Huu Thang decided to let his players have a rest before the afternoon technical meeting to analyse the rival’s strength and weakness. Currently, Ngoc Hai, Huy Hung and Dinh Hoang are separately trained by expert Martin Forkel due to injuries in recent matches. However, they are expected to soon return to normal The national football team will have the last friendly…... [read more]
(VOV) -Vietnam's U19 squad convincingly defeated U19 Arsenal in London 3-0 during their first excursion to Europe. Vietnam to host AFF U19 Youth Championship U19 players to attend overseas training U19 Vietnam to play friendly with Arsenal Vietnamese striker Cong Phuong contributed two scores, with the opening goal made at the 10th minute in the first half after a transfer from his teammate Xuan Truong, and the second one 10 minutes later thanks to a superb pass of Anh Tuan. Graechen Guillaume. Xuan Truong scored another goal in the 85th minute of the match, clinching the win of 3-0 in…... [read more]
Manager Doan Nguyen Duc of Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC that houses Arsenal-style HAGL JMG football academy contacted Arsenal FC for support, and the English Premiership FC had accepted the request. The squad will leave for Arsenal after enjoying the traditional lunar New Year (Tet) festival under the guidance of French expert Guilleme Graechen. Graechen led the squad to a 5-1 historic victory over their Australian opponents at a Group F qualifying match. Young Vietnamese players will have the chance to train at a European sport centre equipped with modern facilities and play friendlies with others from Arsenal’s training centres…... [read more]
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VietNamNet Bridge - Chairman Vo Quoc Thang of the Vietnam Professional Football JSC (VPF) said that next year, J-League will likely allow each club to register one Vietnamese player, who is not considered as a foreign player. This is the good news for many players of the Vietnam U19 football team. Thang has good relations with officials of the Japan's J-League. In the role of VPF Chair, the company managing professional football leagues in Vietnam, Thang has several times expressed his desire to develop the V-League in the form of the J-League. Just back from Japan, Thang said J-League is…... [read more]
(VOV) - Coach Guillaume Graechen's players delivered another impressive performance in the second friendly in the UK during their European tour, drawing their hosts U19 Wimbledon 2-2 on March 10. Unlike a clash against U19 Arsenal five days earlier, Graechen used Thanh Hau at the start of the match to replace Tuan Anh who was injured. pressure on their hosts. However, Wimbledon players were awarded a penalty kick, putting them ahead on 11 minutes. Vietnamese players carved out a number of scoring chances, and Cong Phuong hammered in on 35 minutes after receiving a pass set up by Van Toan.…... [read more]
The Vietnamese Under-19 football team is undertaking a 51-day training trip in Europe during which they will play 15 friendly matches against local squads. The Vietnamese flew to Europe Saturday and is playing six friendlies in England with the Arsenal, Tottenham and Wimbledon U19s as well as another young team that has not been decided on yet. They will then fly to the Netherlands to play friendlies with the U19 teams of Ajax Amsterdam, Feyenoord Rotterdam and Eindhoven and the U19 team at the JMG Academy in Belgium. Vietnam's U19 team coach Guillaume Graechen said the training trip was a…... [read more]