Vietnamese futsal team heads to Spain hinh anh 1Vietnamese futsal team departs to Spain for training and participating an international four-side tournament. (Photo: VFF)

Hanoi (VNA) - On August 24, the Vietnamese futsal team on August 24 night departed to Spain for training and joining an international four-side tournament.

At the tournament which is scheduled to take place on August 28-31, Vietnam will play Japan, Guatemala and the hosts

Before leaving for the Lithuania World Cup from September 12 to October 3, they are expected to have a match with Spain's Cordoba club on September 3.

The team is also expected to have a friendly match with the Moroccan national team on September 6 in Lithuania.

At the end of the last training session on August 24, Coach Pham Minh Giang finalised a list of 17 players to leave for Spain for a further training.

On the same day, the President of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) Le Khanh Hai met the team, offerring encouragement and assigning tasks to them.

Vietnam are in a same group as Brazil, Panama and the Czech Republic, with their matches on September 13, 16 and 19, respectively.

According to the organisers, VAR will be used at this year's World Cup./.