- Vietnam national futsal team drawn to an easy group of AFC Futsal Championship 202015:15 | 08/12/2019
On the 6th of December, AFC deployed the draw of AFC Futsal Championship 2020. This is also the qualification round of World Cup 2020 as 5 highest teams will win the tickets to the global scale competition.
Vietnam futsal team was drawn to group A where hosts Turkmenistan, Tajikistan and Omen present. These three teams are considered not too much strong comparing to Vietnam. Turkmenistan used to attended World Cup final round for 6 times (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012) but they have not been able to enter into the knockout round. In the recent 3 times hosting, (2014, 2016, 2018), they could not pass through the qualification round.
Tajikistan have presented at World Cup final round for 11 times but their best achievement was once qualifying for the quarter-final in 2007, while this was the first time a representative of Oman presenting at the competition.
In order to go far in the AFC Futsal Championship through which making the target to win a ticket to World Cup 2020 become true, Vietnam national futsal team need to lead group A. Because according to the branching for the knockout round, the leaders of group A will confront the runners-up of group B and reverse.
If finishing second in group A, Vietnam national futsal team may much possible confront a very strong team – Japan in the quarter-final. Meanwhile, Minh Trí and teammates may just face medium opponents (much possible Lebanon) if standing first in Group A.
4 teams entering the semi-final will gain tickets to World Cup 2020. The fifth ticket will be identified after the play-off round with the presentation of 4 losers in the quarter-final. The AFC Futsal Championship 2020 will take place in Turkmenistan from February 26th to March 8th, 2020.
At present, Vietnam national futsal team are gathering at Thái Sơn Nam gymnasium to prepare for an international friendly competition in Thailand. After coach Miguel Rodrigo resigned, Vietnam national futsal team has been managed by coach Phạm Minh Giang.
It’s interesting the in the upcoming friendly competition, Vietnam national futsal team will confront with their opponents at AFC Futsal Championship 2020 Oman.
Source – bongdaplus.vn
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