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Quyet is Southeast Asia Player of the Week

Update: December, 11/2014 - 17:39
Nguyeon Van Quyet (right) celebrates the scoring goal in the AFF Cup semi-final against Malaysia. — Photo bongdaplus.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Vietnamese forward Nguyen Van Quyet has been selected as the Southeast Asia Player of the Week by the Malaysian edition of goal.com.

The 23-year-old player scored one goal in the match between Viet Nam and Malaysia during the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) -Suzuki Cup's first leg, semi-final held in Malaysia on Sunday.

"The Vietnamese youngster performed impressively in the first leg of the AFF Cup semi-final against Malaysia. Quyet showed his capacity after leading the Golden Star [team to] clinch a 2 – 1 comeback victory at Shah Alam. The Ha Noi T&T star [became] the match-winning scorer and inspired the equalising goal, which was converted by Vo Huy Toan," Goal Indonesia's Eric Noveanto commented.

Apart from Quyet, midfielder Nguyen Huy Hung was also highly praised by Goal Malaysia's Ooi Kin Fai: "Instrumental in Viet Nam's win over Malaysia, he constantly [halted the] Malaysian attacks and [was the] first to launch Viet Nam's dangerous counter attacks. His ability to turn defence into an attack is a [skill that] few have within this region." — VNS

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