Vietnam and Japan will play at the semi-finals of the U19 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Youth Championship – Nutifood Cup after they defeated Australia in the Group B matches on September 5 and September 7, respectively.

The two teams will compete for the first place of Group B in a match on September 9.

Coach Graechen of Vietnam said his team will try its best to play with Japan, which is considered a powerful team and is playing on a higher level than ASEAN, during this match.

At the AFF U19 Cup 2013, host Indonesia won the championship and Vietnam secured the second place.-VNA