Vietnamese players (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - FIFA has announced the seeds for the 2017 FIFA U20 World Cup draw in the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Vietnam are in Group 4 with Ecuador, South Africa, Iran, Guinea and Vanuatu.

Group 1 consists of the Republic of Korea, Portugal, Uruguay, France, the US and Germany. Group 2 includes Mexico, Argentina, New Zealand, Senegal, Japan and Costa Rica, while Zambia, Honduras, England, Saudi Arabia, Italy and Venezuela are in Group 3.

The draw for the RoK event will take place on March 15. After Japan and Mexico, the RoK is the third nation to have hosted all of FIFA Men’s international competitions, namely the 2002 FIFA World Cup, the 2001 Confederations Cup and the 2007 FIFA U17 World Cup.

The competition will begin on May 20 with the final scheduled for June 11.

To prepare for the Cup, Vietnam will convene in Nha Trang on March 21.-VNA