| HANOI (25 Sept 2008) – Vietnam will be sending their Olympic squad for the 40th edition of the Merdeka Tournament which will be held in Malaysia on 15-25 October, 2008.
Under the guidance of head coach Mai Duc Chung, the 25-member strong team will gather in Hanoi on 1 Oct before starting a ten-day training course in Nanjing, China.
The young Vietnam team plan to arrive in Malaysia on 13 Oct.
Apart from hosts Malaysia and the Vietnam Olympic squad, the other teams taking part in the meet this year are Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan and Kazakhstan.
The champion of the Merdeka Tournament 2008 will stand to win USD 10,000 prize while the runners-up will walk away with USD 5,000.
VIETNAM OLYMPIC SQUAD