|Nguyen Thi Thu Hien bags the first hat trick of the championship during Viet Nam's 5-3 win over Malaysia in Ha Noi yesterday. — Photo
HA NOI (VNS) — Viet Nam have qualified for the semi-finals of the Asian Football Confederation's U14 Girls' Regional Championship for the ASEAN zone.
The hosts defeated Malaysia 5-3 yesterday to top Group B with six points.
Nguyen Thi Thu Hien scored the first hat trick of the competition, between an opener by Nguyen Thi Thu Huong at the second minute and Ngan Thi Van Su at the 13th mark.
Malaysia narrowed the result with three goals by Nor Shahira, Anis Aishah, and Alice Mic Michael.
In an earlier match, the Philippines came from behind to win 3-1 over Singapore.
In today's matches, Viet Nam will face Singapore, while Myanmar will play the Philippines.
In the Group A action, Thailand struggled to beat Cambodia 1-0, partly due to a heavy rain, which strongly affected players' abilities.
Anupha Noinueai scored the only goal of the match, with a shoot to the far corner of goalie Phoeur Thou in the 15th minute after interval.
In another match, Myanmar trounced Laos 4-1. — VNS
Cap: Nguyen Thi Thu Hien bags the first hat trick of the championship during Viet Nam's 5-3 win over Malaysia in Ha Noi yesterday. — Photo