Updated  
March, 06 2014 16:24:00

Viet NamU19 beat Arsenal 3-0

Striker Nguyen Cong Phuong (left) scored two goals in the first half. — Photo vnexpress.net

HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nams under-19 team defeated hosts Arsenal 3-0 in their first European training tour yesterday in London.

Striker Nguyen Cong Phuong scored two goals in the first half and Captain Xuan Truong netted one in the second half.

Their next match is against U19 Wimbledon on March 10.

The young Vietnamese players plan to play 15 matches in Europe. The tour is part of the preparations for the upcoming Asian Football Confederation U19 Championship in Myanmar in October.

In other news, Viet Nam will host the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Under-19 Preparatory Championship in September in Ha Noi.

The AFF said apart from the four registered teams – Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar and Viet Nam – they will invite Japan and Australia as visitors.

The competition is scheduled to be held from September 5 to 13 at the My Dinh National Stadium. —  VNS

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce 1    HCM City struggles to control influx of substandard produce

High demand for farm produce and the sheer variety of ways in which it is brought into HCM City from other localities makes quality control a very difficult task, officials say.

Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous Hoi An hosts silken rendezvous

Top craftsmen and women from seven silk villages in Viet Nam will participate in the Viet Nam Silk Culture Day at Hoi An city's Silk Village centre on December 28.

Local art smashes auction record Local art smashes auction record

Days after noted Vietnamese artist Le Pho's View from the Hilltop set a new auction record, art collector Nguyen Minh still has a lingering feeling of regret.

Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners 2    Long Bien Bridge preservation divides planners

Architecture and cultural managers discussed Long Bien Bridge's future at a seminar held on Wednesday in Ha Noi.

Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis Malaysia crush VN in AFF semis

Viet Nam suffered a nightmare yesterday at My Dinh Stadium in Ha Noi as they were knocked out of the ASEAN Football Federation-Suzuki Cup.