PETALING JAYA: Myanmar and Timor Leste are the frontrunners from the qualifying rounds to win the two berths for the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup championship, which will be co-hosted by Malaysia and Thailand next month.
Hosts Myanmar lead the five-team qualifiers with six points each followed by Laos and Brunei, who have three points each while winless Cambodia are out of contention after three straight defeats.
Myanmar scored wins over Brunei (1-0) and Timor Leste (2-1) and will wrap up their campaign against Cambodia (today) and Laos (Saturday). Timor Leste, who defeated Cambodia (5-1) and Laos (3-1), will wrap up their campaign against Brunei on Saturday.
Six teams have qualified for the AFF Suzuki Cup scheduled from Nov 24-Dec 22. Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines are in Group A while Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia make up Group B.
The winner and runners-up from the qualifying rounds will join Group A and Group B respectively in the Finals.
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