|Vietnamese players named to form the national team who will compete at the Olympic qualifier in Japan later this month. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn|
HA NOI (VNS) — Coach Mai Duc Chung has announced the names of 20 players of the national women’s football team who will compete in the coming Olympic qualifying round in Japan.
The squad comprises three strikers, six midfielders, eight defenders and three goalkeepers.
They will leave for the third qualifying round in Osaka on Friday.
Viet Nam are in Group A. Their first match is against China on February 29, followed by a match against Australia on March 2, North Korea on March 4, the hosts on March 7 and South Korea two days later.
The top two teams of the round will qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. — VNS