Vietnamese footballers (Source: soha.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam earned a place in Group B at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Cup, following a draw on August 2 in Myanmar.

Other teams in Group B are Malaysia, co-host Myanmar and the winning squad from a qualification round.

Group A includes Singapore, defending champions Thailand, Indonesia and co-host Philippines.

The Cup match will be held on November 19-December 17. Cambodia, Laos, East Timor and Brunei are to play in the qualifiers in Cambodia from October 15-21.

Additionally, the Vietnam team, seeking their second title since 2008, will play in late September in Hanoi.

The team will also participate in a 10-day training session in the Republic of Korea before playing six international friendly matches.

Coach Nguyen Huu Thang has said that his goal is a berth in the final match.-VNA