| BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (March 2, 2007) – The much-awaited Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy will begin tomorrow in what is expected to be a showcase of young Under-21 talents from the Asean region.
Eight teams will battle it out in Bandar Seri Begawan where apart from the main Stadium Negara Hassanal Bolkiah – the venue for the semi-finals and final matches – the games will also be played at the Berakas Sports Complex and Complex Belapan and Padang.
Defending champion Thailand – who beat Myanmar at the last final – will have it tough this time round where they have been placed in a difficult Group A alongside Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam.
Group B will feature host Brunei up against Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia.
GROUP A: Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam
GROUP B: Brunei, Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia
HASSANAL BOLKIAH TROPHY
March 3: Myanmar vs Philippines/Brunei vs Cambodia
March 4: Singapore vs Thailand/Malaysia vs Vietnam
March 5: Philippines vs Brunei/Cambodia vs Myanmar
March 6: Malaysia vs Thailand/Vietnam vs Singapore
March 7: Myanmar vs Brunei/Philippines v Cambodia
March 8: Singapore vs Malaysia/ Thailand vs Vietnam
March 10: Winner A vs Runners-up B/ Winner B vs Runners-up A
March 12: FINAL