Vietnam’s U23 squad will play two friendly matches with U23 Galatasaray of Turkey and U23 Santos of Brazil on September 27 and 29 respectively at Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City .

According to Tran Anh Tu, President of HCM City Football Federation (HFF), the matches aim to create opportunities for Vietnamese players to practice their skills and learn experience from their foreign colleagues in preparation for the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games).

Organisers said they will award the cup to the winning team in each match to encourage their quality and fair-play spirit.

Tickets will be available at the stadium from September 23.-VNA