SINGAPORE, 17 JUNE 2019: Reddentes Sports have been appointed the broadcast rights sales partner for the AFF U-18 Championship 2019 outside of Vietnam by AW Capital, in partnership with Next Media. The rights are controlled by Singapore-based investment company AW Capital, who have partnered with Next Media, the official partners of Vietnam Football Federation.
The competition will be held in Vietnam from 6 to 19 August 2019 and sees 12 nations vying for the coveted title. The top two nations from each group will qualify for the semi-finals.
Group A comprising Myanmar, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, Laos, Brunei and the Philippines while Group B will see Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia and Singapore do battle against Australia.
Thailand are the reigning champions and have won the tournament the most times with five in total while Australia will bid to equal that record, having won it on four occasions.
Myanmar have two previous championship victories while Malaysia, Vietnam and Indonesia have all won it once.
Reddentes Sports Managing Partner Mark Chew: “Southeast Asian football is on the rise and some of the top youngsters will be on show at the AFF U-18 Championship. Reddentes Sports are thrilled to be bringing the action to Southeast Asian fans and we are confident this partnership will be a successful one.”
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