Vietnam will be in group E at the 2015 Asian Cup's qualifier after a draw on October 9 in Melbourne, Australia.

The team will play the UAE, Uzbekistan and Hong Kong teams which are considered to have similar skill levels.

Vietnam will play the UAE on February 6 on their home turf, followed by two away matches: Hong Kong on March 22 and Uzbekistan on October 15.

The second leg matches will start in November and go until March of 2014.

According to FIFA's October ranking, Vietnam are 140th in the world and 15th in Asia.

The Vietnam team will finish their training course on October 12, one day earlier than scheduled, and fly from Nha Trang to Hanoi in preparation for a friendly match with Indonesia three days later at My Dinh.

They then move to HCM City for the VFF Cup, which starts on October 24.-VNA