HA NOI (VNS) — Viettel defeated Quang Ninh Coal 2-1 in the final match of Group A to top the standings with 13 points in the first phase of the National U19 Football Championships qualifiers on Thursday.
Ha Noi T&T finished in second, followed by Ninh Binh, Quang Ninh Coal, Nam Dinh and Hai Phong.
Song Lam Nghe An topped Group B with 10 points after overcoming Hue 1-0, followed by Thanh Hoa, SHB Da Nang, Quang Nam and Hue.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai tied 1-1 with Sanatech Khanh Hoa to head Group C with 10 points ahead of Sanatech Khanh Hoa, Binh Dinh, HCM City and Tay Ninh.
Binh Duong triumphed in Group D with 12 points after beating Can Tho 3-1, followed by Dong Thap, Long An and Can Tho.
The second phase of the competition will start today, and the top two teams from each group will progress to the next stage.
The final round will take place from March 9-19. . — VNS