Vietnam qualify for 2023 Asian Cup finals hinh anh 1Vietnamese players celebrate their goal during the 2022 World Cup Asian qualifiers' second (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) - On top of their historic achievement of advancing to the third round of World Cup qualification for the first time, the national football team have also qualified for the finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup.

The continent's top tournament will be held in China in 2023.

All 12 teams that advanced to the third round and reigning champions Qatar qualified for the tournament set to take place from June 16 to July 16, 2023.

Eleven other participants will be chosen from qualifiers which will be held later this year.

At the 2019 edition, Vietnam advanced to the quarter-finals where they lost 1-0 to Japan in the UAE./.