VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam will play Singapore in the opening match of the Southeast Asian Women's Football Championship in Laos this October.
Great expectations: The Viet Nam women's team undergoes a physical training session in the northern mountainous town of Tam Dao. The team will compete in the Southeast Asian Women's Football Championship in Laos. (Photo: VNS)
Defending champions Viet Nam are in group A with Indonesia, Laos and Singapore, who they will play in their opening match on October 16.
Group B includes Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and the Philippines, and the top two teams of each group will advance to October 23 semi-finals.
Viet Nam join Thailand and Myanmar as tournament favourites and are expected to advance through the group stage.
Viet Nam's squad will undergo intensive training from early September in preparation for the competition.
Viet Nam's matches will be on October 16, 18, 20 and the tournament will conclude with the final on October 25.
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