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2020 AFC U23 Championship: Vietnam U23 can face easy encounter in the first match

2020 AFC U23 Championship: Vietnam U23 can face easy encounter in the first match

The former runner-up Vietnam U23 will meet an easy opponent in the first match of 2020 AFC U23 Championship.

AFC has just announced that the draw ceremony of 2020 AFC U23 Championship will take place on September 26th in Bangkok, Thailand. As the AFC U23 runner-up in 2018 and the first place in Group K with 3 full wins against Brunei, Indonesia and Thailand, Vietnam U23 is classified as the No. 1 seed group.

Three teams are in the same group of seeds with Vietnam U23 namely Uzbekistan, Qatar and Thai hosts. Group of No. 2 seeds is identified as Japanese, Korean, Iraq, and DPRK teams. Group 3 is China, Australia, Jordan, Saudi Arabia; Group 4 is Syria, Iran, UAE and Bahrain.

2020 AFC U23 Championship: Vietnam U23 can face easy encounter in the first match

Although AFC has not determined the group stage yet, but according to the way of pairing the matches, U23 Vietnam has a few easy breaths in the game to the army. Accordingly, the team in the first seed group will encounter the team in the 4th seed group in the first match. In the second match, the 1st seed team will meet 3rd seed team and the last match will meet 2nd seed team.

Opponents of U23 Vietnam in the battle will be Syria U23, Iran U23, or U23 UAE or Bahrain U23. Of these 4 teams, Bahrain U23 is the rookie of the tournament. Syria U23 has been held by U23 Vietnam to overcome the Asian group U8 U8 rounds. U23 UAE and Iran U23 did not enter the Asian U23 finals 2018.

The highest achievement of Syria U23, UAE U23 and Iran U23 is in the quarterfinals in this tournament. It is about the theory of reality, young football is difficult to have stability from one tournament to another. However, Vietnamese fans are waiting for the visit to bring the students of Coach Park Hang Seo into the easy-to-play table in the upcoming draw.