Philippines drawn into Group A of SEA Games Football Tournaments
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 15, 2019 01:13 PM
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The Philippines will be competing in Group A when they begin their campaign in the Men’s Football even in the upcoming 2019 Southeast Asian Games, set to begin late November in various locations the Philippines.
The draw was held Tuesday morning at the Sofitel Hotel in Manila.
Also in Group A along with the Philippines will be Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, and Timor Leste. Malaysia finished as runners-up in the 2017 SEA Games, while Myanmar finished at 3rd. The Philippines meanwhile finished at 4th in their group.
Defending champions Thailand will play in Group B alongside Indonesia, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore, and Brunei.
The 2019 SEA Games football tournaments, which kick off on November 26th and will end on December 9th, will be held in three different locations: Rizal Memorial Stadium in Manila, Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna, and Imus Grandstand in Cavite.
In the women’s tournament, the Philippines has been drawn also into Group A, alongside Myanmar and Malaysia. Group B features defending champions Vietnam, Thailand, and Indonesia.