|Hoang Anh Gia Lai, who sent eight key members to
the national U23 team, beat SHB Da Nang 3-2 in a four-team tournament in
Pleiku on January 18. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — Hoang Anh Gia Lai defeated SHB Da Nang 3-2 in the opening match of a four-team tournament in Pleiku City on January 18.
Hoang Anh Gia Lai played without eight key players who are serving the national U23 team in Qatar's Asian Championship.
Moreira Jesuino Osmar Francisco opened the score in his debut for Hoang Anh Gia Lai and Tran Vu netted another one after Da Nang's midfielder Nguyen Vu Phong scored an own goal. Da Nang's goals were scored by Hoang Quang and James.
In an earlier match, Sanna Khanh Hoa drew Long An 2-2.Four clubs will compete in a round-robin format in the tournament.
The next round will be held today, with Hoang Anh Gia Lai playing Khanh Hoa and Da Nang meeting Long An. — VNS