Vietnam’s U19 football team will play with their peers from Japan, the UK and Italy at a U19 International Football Tournament in preparation for their competition at the upcoming Asian Championships.

The guest teams are Japan’s U-19 team, Tottenham FC and AS Roma FC. The tournament will take place in Ho Chi Minh City from January 6-10, 2014.

On December 27, the U19 Vietnam will play a friendship match with Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) FC to sharpen their skills for the tournament.

The squad won the silver medal at the ASEAN Under-19 Football Championships in September, 2013.

The Asian Under-19 Football Championships will be held in Myanmar in 2014.-VNA