AFF Cup U23: Thailand coach appoints Vietnam to be opponents in the final

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Thailand’s U23 national team coach , Salvador Garcia, has appointed Vietnam to be his opponent in the 2022 AFF U23 Cup final.

This reflects the confidence of Salvador Garcia, who actually still has to accompany the Thailand U23 national team in the semifinal match against Laos.

The semifinals between the Thailand and Laos national teams are scheduled to take place at the Morodok Techo National Stadium on Thursday (24/2/2022) afternoon WIB.

Before qualifying for the semifinals and being confirmed to meet Laos, the Thai national team first played the last Group C match against Vietnam on Tuesday (22/2/2022).

As a result, Thailand lost 0-1 due to a goal from Vietnam midfielder, Nguyen Trung Thanh, in the 29th minute.

The defeat made Thailand finish in second place in Group C of the 2022 AFF U23 Cup. They pocketed three points from two matches.

Thailand picked up three points when they met Singapore on the first matchday of Group C, 14 February.

Meanwhile, Vietnam, who won the match against Thailand, finished at the top of Group C with a collection of six points.

Previously, Vietnam also managed to win over Singapore on the second matchday of Group C, Saturday (19/2/2022).

Vietnam as the leader of Group C will automatically qualify for the semifinals of the 2022 AFF U23 Cup . Next, they will face the winners of Group A, Timor Leste.