HA NOI (VNS)— Viet Nam defeated Myanmar 3-1 yesterday, topping Group B at the ASEAN Under-19 Football Championships in Surabaya, Indonesia.
The team’s four victories earned a total of 12 points and secured a place in the semi-final round.
Viet Nam will play Brunei in the final match.
The regional tournament attracts 11 teams across two groups. The top two teams in each category will face off in the semi-finals. – VNS
The Vietnamese U19 team lost 4-0 to Uzbekistan in their first match at the Asian Football Confederation U19 Championships in Ras Al Khaimah City, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday. Uzbekistan top Group C after the defending champions North Korea were held to a 1-1 draw by Jordan. In Group A, underdogs Iran smashed Japan 2-0 and the hosts UAE drew 1-1 with Kuwait, while in Group B Thailand beat China 2-1 to claim top spot. Viet Nam will meet North Korea today and play Jordan on Thursday.-VNS... [read more]
(VNS) Viet Nam will face Laos in the second semi-final of the ASEAN U19 Football Championships today in Indonesia. On Wednesday, Viet Nam beat Brunei 6-1 in the last group stage match with a dominating performance at the annual tournament. Viet Nam finished top of Group B having won all five of their matches. Laos finished second in Group A with nine points after three victories. Hosts Indonesia also advanced to the semi-finals despite drawing with Malaysia on Wednesday. The Group B's second-placed team will face rivals East Timor in what is expected to be a thrilling semi-final clash. —…... [read more]
HA NOI (VNS) — Birmingham U19 came from behind to beat their Vietnamese counterparts 4-2 in a friendly match in England yesterday Nguyen Cong Phuong and Le Van Son scored a goal each to push Viet Nam ahead just 16 minutes into the match. But Goerge McGee narrowed the gap before the end of the first half. The second half saw the Vietnamese team lose its focus against the competitive Birmingham. Liam Truslove levelled the score for his team soon after the second half began. The Vietnamese defenders scored an own goal before Reece Brown netted the fourth goal for…... [read more]
Viet Nam defeated Myanmar 3-1 on Monday, topping Group B at the ASEAN Under-19 Football Championships in Surabaya, Indonesia. The team's four victories earned a total of 12 points and secured a place in the semi-final round with one match in hand. However, two Vietnamese players were injured during their fourth match. Captain Xuan Truong received a broken arm at the 60th minute while hounding the ball with a Myanmar defender. Earlier midfielder Duc Huy took sprained right ankle. Both players are key members of the team and are expected to play East Timor in the semis. Viet Nam will…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam came from behind to defeat Thailand 3-1 in the last match of the 2017 Yunnan-ASEAN International Youth Football Tournament for U19s in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China yesterday. Thailand dominated the match early and opened the score in the 14th minute. Only four minutes later, Minh Dĩ levelled the score at 1-1. The tie remained level until late in the second half, with Việt Cường and Công Minh scoring a quick-fire double in the 73rd and 78th minute to secure the win for Việt Nam. Earlier, Việt Nam drew with Yunnan Province 1-1…... [read more]
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam's U19s saw their third victory in a row after defeating Timor Leste 2-1 in the East Zone's group G match of the 2016 AFC U19 Championship qualifying stage in Yangon, Myanmar yesterday. The team temporarily topped the group with nine points and raised their hope to move on to the event's final round. Viet Nam played with enthusiasm in the first minutes of the match, quickly scoring the first goal thanks to captain Nguyen Trong Dai from the 11m spot in the fourth minute. Only 14 minutes later, midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai doubled the…... [read more]
Viet Nam News Football HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam U19 secured a ticket in the semi-finals of Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) U19 Championship, thereby qualifying for FIFA U20 World Cup 2017 for the first time in history. The team beat Bahrain 1-0 in AFC quarter-finals in Manama City on Sunday. A crowd of 10,610 watched as the hosts took on the last remaining Southeast Asian team on a warm evening at Bahrain National Stadium and lost after a splendid goal from Trấn Thành in the 72nd minute. "Today's result is a reward for the long preparation, not just for the…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam beat Thailand 1-0 in the opening match of the U19 KBZ Bank Cup 2016 yesterday at Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay, Myanmar. Striker Trần Thành scored the only goal from a header in the 12th minute in a match played in sweltering, energy sapping heat. Thailand came to Myanmar with a strong line-up including some players who beat Việt Nam 6-0 in the final of the Southeast Asian Championship last year. Coach Hoàng Anh Tuấn of Việt Nam did not have his best team as some players were busy competing in local…... [read more]
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI - Việt Nam lost to the Chinese province Sichuan 0-1 in the second match of an international football tournament for U19s in Kunming, Yunnan Province, China yesterday. In an uninspiring match, Sichuan took the lead in the 51st minute to open the scoring. Việt Nam created some chances to equalise but failed to hit the target. Earlier, Việt Nam drew with Yunnan Province 1-1 and Sichuan beat Thailand 3-0 in the first match. With this result, Sichuan lead the tournament with six points, followed by Yunnam with four points, Việt Nam with one point and…... [read more]
National Focus (08-09-2007) Viet Nam's first tourney to tee off The first ever Viet Nam Masters Golf Tournament is to take place at the Phuong Hoang golf course, Hoa Binh province, from November 22-26. The competition, with total prize money of US$500,000 up for grabs and a first prize of $90,000, will be a chance for experts to scout for top Vietnamese talent to compete in the 24th Southeast Asian Games in Thailand this December. Only those ranked 1-65 at the Asian masters golf tournaments will be allowed to take part in the Vietnamese competition. As hosts, Viet Nam can…... [read more]