Becamex Binh Duong to train in Thailand
VietNamNet Bridge – V.League 1 side Becamex Binh Duong will train in Bangkok, Thailand from January 16-21.
Players of Becamex Binh Duong. — Photo licththidau.com.vn
As part of the training, they will have a friendly match with Thai top-flight team Bangkok United FC on January 17.
The trip aims to help Binh Duong hone their skills to prepare for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup in March.
As National Cup winners, Binh Duong are in Group G of AFC Cup alongside Shan United of Myanmar, Ceres–Negros of the Philippines and Persija Jakarta from Indonesia.
Binh Duong, who finished seventh in the national premier league, have four foreign players in their line-up for the AFC event including Brazilian Wander Luiz and Elis Koulibaly from Burkina Faso.
Luiz scored 13 goals in 22 matches in the national top flight league in 2018, while Koulibaly was top scorer of the BTV Cup 2018 with four goals.
The team have also signed young midfielder Tran Huu Dong Trieu and goalkeeper Pham Van Tien from Hoang Anh Gia Lai.
Trieu, 23, was one of four HAGL players invited to train with English Premier League side Arsenal for a month in 2012.