Viet Nam News
Hosts Bình Ð?nh are in Group A along with Th?a Thiên-Hu?, Viettel and Long An. PVF are a top candidate for the title of this year’s event, with 10 wins in the qualifying round and 48 goals.
“We are very confident about competing in the tourney. We will play with all our heart. We will try to beat every rival,” said Nguy?n Vi?t Th?ng, PVF’s assistant manager.
Meanwhile, Hà N?i is also making every effort to defend its title, having won the U19 tournament in 2011, 2014 and 2016.
Today, Bình Ð?nh will meet Th?a Thiên-Hu?, and Viettel take on Long An in the opening matches of Group A.
“Taking full of advantage of playing on our hometurf, we target to move to the final match despite the many strong rivals awaiting us. We are determined to have a good event and satisfy fans,” said the head of Bình Ð?nh team, Nguy?n Van Long.
The winner will walk away with a VNÐ80 million (US$3,500) purse. — VNS