|SHB Da Nang's Dang Anh Tuan (right) challenges Yokohama FC's Narawa Yuta during their friendly match in Pleiku City. Da Nang won 2-1. — Photo bongda365.com.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) — SHB Da Nang have virtually won the title of a three-a-side tournament which is in progress in Pleiku City.
SHB Da Nang yesterday defeated Japanese Yokohama FC 2-1, for their second win, and will definitely become champions although the last match of the event is on Saturday.
Defender Thanh Nam scored an own goal, pushing Yokohama ahead in the 32nd minute. But the former national champions needed only seven minutes to level the score through a straight shot by Horace James.
Gaston Merlo lifted SHB Da Nang ahead 20 minutes after the interval and that proved to be the final result.
In the last match, hosts Hoang Anh Gia Lai will play Yokohama. Hoang Anh Gia Lai needs a draw while the visitors must win to take the second position. — VNS