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Indonesia withdraws, Vietnam women’s team benefits from the 31st SEA Games

15 May 2022 | 15:05 | Football

In a document sent to the organizers of the 31st Southeast Asian Games, the Indonesian Olympic Committee confirmed that only men’s football and men’s futsal will be played in the football events of the 31st Southeast Asian Games. Women’s football and Indonesian women’s futsal do not send teams.

Therefore, with the above decision of the Indonesian Olympic Committee, the women’s football team Sea Games 31 The remaining seven teams include: Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia (Group A), Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Singapore (Group B).

According to the original schedule, the Vietnamese women’s football team will face Indonesia in the first match of the women’s football team on May 9. However, after Indonesia withdrew, the Vietnamese women’s team will only play 2 games in the group stage.

Indonesia pulls out, Vietnam women's team gains 31-1 advantage at SEA Games

Meanwhile, there are four teams in women’s futsal: Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Myanmar. In the coming time, a subcommittee of technical experts – BTC SEA Games 31 will work to adjust the schedule of both competitions for publication.

As planned, the 31st Southeast Asian Games women’s soccer match will be held at Cam Pha Stadium (Quang Ninh) from May 11 to 21. The Southeast Asian Games Women’s Futsal will be held at the Henan Provincial Stadium from May 10 to 20.