Striker Ahmed Khalil was accused by the UAE media of deliberately pretending to be injured to avoid matches in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Ahead of the match against U23 Vietnam, the U23 UAE team will be arranged to play another friendly match with a club in Thailand.
Striker Cong Phuong came last in the running practice ahead of the November 14 match against UAE.
UAE national team representative has explained the reason for his team’s late arrival in Vietnam.
UAE defender Hamdan Al-Kamal said his team will secure three more points during their upcoming trip to Vietnam.