Three young Vietnamese have been chosen to participate in the final round of world football's talent contest at Aspire Football Academy in Qatar.

Le Van Chung, 15, Cao Thanh Hoe, 15, both from Da Nang, and Nguyen Viet Thang, 14, from Long An will compete against peers from 15 other countries to win a three-year scholarship to train at the academy.

The players were selected from 50 entrants, chosen from 25,000 young players nationwide, in the final round held early this month at the Thanh Long Sports Centre in HCM City .

Football Dreams is one of the world football's biggest talent contests, organised by Aspire Football Academy in countries across Africa, Asia and South America .

The project began in Vietnam in 2008, and last year Nguyen Thai Sung, 16, from Da Nang became the first Vietnamese player ever to win a three-year scholarship to train at the academy./.