Ha Noi FC vs Becamex Binh Duong: Vietnam’s Civil war at AFC CUP 2019 ASEAN Zonal final
The AFC has announced the 2019 AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal finals fixtures of Hanoi FC against Becamex Binh Duong. At the same time, the opponent of either Ha Noi FC or Becamex Binh Duong has also been identified.
Hanoi FC is set to encounter B. Binh Duong in an internal final to sort out the only representative of Southeast Asia to progress to the next round. The Final’s 1st leg will kick-off on July 31 at Go Dau stadium and a week later (August 7) at Hang Day stadium will be the 2nd leg.
According to the drawing results announced by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), the opponent of the Vietnam representative in the inter-zone semi-finals of the AFC Cup 2019 will be Altyn Asyr FC – Turkmenistan's No.1 team, the reigning champion inter-zone, the reigning runner-up of the 2019 AFC Cup semi-finals.
The semi-final match will take place at Hang Day stadium or Binh Duong stadium on August 20. The return leg will be held in Turkmenistan on August 27.
To prepare for the upcoming long journey, Hanoi FC is reinforcing a series of strengthening forces, especially replacing injured players. Besides testing the foreign troops, Ha Noi FC has recruited midfielder Dinh Tien Thanh from Thanh Hoa FC.