Vietnam’s U23s ride to glory

August 06, 2018 | 11:10
Vietnam’s U23 team won their second game in a row at the U23 International Championship - Vinaphone Cup 2018 by defeating U23 Oman 1-0 on Sunday at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi.
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Match winner: Defender Doan Van Hau celebrates after scoring the winning goal against Oman 1-0 last night in the Vinaphone Cup 2018. - Photo

Vietnam’s coach Park Hang Seo was forced to make several changes, but the hosts still controlled the game from the kick-off, creating a number of opportunities in the first half, and Van Toan, Duc Chinh and Thanh Chung all missed chances in the last ten minutes to close the game.

It was left to substitute defender Doan Van Hau to score the winner in the 89th minute from long distance.

The win secures the title for Vietnam over Uzbekistan, Oman and Palestine.

In the previous match, the current AFC U23 championsUzbekistan were beaten 2-1 by U23 Palestine, who were defeated by Vietnam on Friday.

Vietnam will face Uzbekistan, who beat them in the final of AFC U23 Championship in China early this year, on Tuesday at 7:30pm (Hà Nội time).


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