Vietnam’s national football team arrives in the UAE on October 1 after a 7-hour-long flight. (Photo: VFF)
The Vietnamese footballers are scheduled to take part in the first training session in the UAE to prepare for the game at 10pm the same day (Vietnam time).
Vietnam will face China at Sharjah Football Stadium at 0am on October 8 (Vietnam time). Both collected zero points after their two opening matches.
The Vietnamese team was defeated 0-1 by Australia and 1-3 by Saudi Arabia, while China lost 0-3 to Australia and 0-1 to Japan.
This is the first time Vietnam have ever played in such a round of World Cup qualifiers. Vietnam are in Group B along with Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China and Oman for a spot at the 2022 Qatar World Cup./.