AFF U23 Championship 2022 slated for February hinh anh 1The Vietnam's U23 squad (Photo: Vietnam Football Federation)

Hanoi (VNA) – The ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) has announced that the AFF U23 Championship 2022 will take place in Cambodia next year.

The event, expected to see the participation of 11 teams, will be held on February 14-26, 2022.

It is to help the squads better prepare for the 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) slated for May, 2022. The event has been postponed due to complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic. SEA Games 31 and the 11th ASEAN Para Games were originally scheduled to take place from November 21 to December 2 this year.

Vietnam are also to compete at the 2022 AFC U23 Asian Cup, which will be held in Uzbekistan in June./.