16:25 | 30/07/2015 Entertainment
The national women's football team gathered at Ha Noi's Youth Football Training Centre yesterday to prepare for the second round of qualifiers for the 2016 Olympics.
The national women's football team prepares for the 2016 Olympics. — Photo tinthethao.com.vn
Coach Norimatsu Takashi called on 26 players who performed well at the recent 2015 National Women's Football Championships to play. The HCM City and Ha Noi 1 teams are contributing the most players – nine and seven, respectively.
The team will have 46 days of training, 12 days of which will be in Japan, before leaving for Myanmar on September 12.
The qualifying round will be held in the Youth Training Centre Stadium in Yangon, Myanmar from September 14 to 22.
According to the draw, Viet Nam are in Group A with Thailand, Myanmar, Jordan and Chinese Taipei.
The event's winner will join Japan, the reigning Asian champions, and 2014 AFC Asian Cup runners-up Australia, North Korea, China and South Korea in the final qualification round to be held from February 29 to March 9, 2016./.