Vietnam to play friendly against Iraq ahead of crucial Futsal play-off tie

Vietnam are due to take on Iraq in a friendly game on May 17 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the team’s preparations for the play-off round of the 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup.

Vietnam to play friendly against Iraq ahead of crucial Futsal play-off tie

The national team had initially planned to play a friendly against Thailand on May 18, but the clash was cancelled as Thailand could not delay their play-off match against Iraq slated for May 20.

Vietnamese players coached by Pham Minh Giang are currently gathering in Ho Chi Minh City for a training camp ahead of their crucial play-off games in order to qualify for the global tournament.

The squad will take on Thai Son Nam-Sahako in a friendly game on May 14 to select 18 players for the final lineup. They will then fly to the UAE the following day in order to compete in the play-off round.

Vietnam are due to take on Lebanon on May 23 and May 25 in a two-legged tie played in the UAE.

 

The 2021 FIFA Futsal World Cup finals will be held between September 12 and October 3 in Lithuania.

The Vietnamese players are aiming to qualify for the global tournament for only the second time in their history. Back in the 2016 competition, they left a positive impression on both international fans and media after progressing to the quarter finals.

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Vietnam to play friendly with Thai rivals ahead of Futsal World Cup finals

Vietnam to play friendly with Thai rivals ahead of Futsal World Cup finals

The Vietnamese national futsal team are set to hold a friendly match against local rivals Thailand on May 18 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 

 
 

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