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VTV to broadcast live Vietnam-Indonesia match in World Cup qualifiers

Vietnam Television (VTV) has earned the broadcasting rights for the 2022 World Cup qualifying match between Indonesia and Vietnam next month.

National team players during a training session in Hanoi. The match between Indonesia and Vietnam will be live aired on VTV6. (Photo: VFF)

National team players during a training session in Hanoi. The match between Indonesia and Vietnam will be live aired on VTV6. (Photo: VFF)

The match will take place at Jakarta’s Gelora Bung Karno Stadium on October 15, and will be Vietnam’s third game in Group G. It will be aired live from 7.30pm on VTV6.

VTV has reportedly paid US$ 400,000 for the match, which is a record in Vietnam.

Vietnam are currently in training for their second match against Malaysia on October 10 in Hanoi.

Earlier, Vietnam tied goalless with Thailand in a frenetic match in the opener of the World Cup qualifiers’ Group G in Thailand’s Pathum Thani province on September 5.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup’s second qualifying round for Asia features 40 teams, divided into eight groups of five teams, playing in the home-away format.
The eight group winners and four best runners-up will qualify for the third and final round of World Cup qualifiers.

VNA

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