Lao U15 Football Team To Compete At AFF Championship In Thailand
Lao Football Federation (LFF) has announced its squad of 23 players to compete at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U15 Championship 2017 to be hosted by Thailand on July 9-22.
Currently, the U15 squad is preparing at the Lao National Sport Training Center in Lao capital Vientiane with the 23 footballers coming from various clubs in Vientiane and Lao southern Champassak province, Lao state-run media Vientiane Times reported Tuesday.
The U15 team is being trained by head coach Kanlaya Sisomvang, who is a former player with the national team.
The AFF U15 Championship 2017 will see the competition of 12 teams. Group A comprises Australia, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Indonesia and Singapore, while Group B is made up of Vietnam, Cambodia, Timor Leste, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei, according to AFF website.
During the competition, Laos will face Singapore on July 9, Myanmar on July 11, Thailand on July 13, and Indonesia on July 15 with their final group stage match against Australia on July 17.