A draw for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship 2018’s final round took place in China on October 24.
Vietnam’s U23 squad is placed in Group D with Syria, Australia, and the Republic of Korea.
The host China is in Group A together with Oman, Uzbekistan, and Qatar.
Palestine, Thailand, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and Japan are in Group B.
The final round of the AFC U23 Championship 2018 is set to take place from January 6-27, 2018 in China.
For the Southeast Asian region, this is the second time Vietnam and Thailand have been competing in the AFC U23 Championship’s final round, while it is the first time for Malaysia.
In the AFC U23 Championship 2016’s final round in Qatar, U23 Japan was the winner. U23 Republic of Korea, Iraq, and Qatar came second, third, and fourth, respectively.