|Playing hard: Phong Phú Hà Nam and Hà Nội 1 vie for the ball in the last match of the first leg of the National Women’s Football Championship-Thái Sơn Bắc Cup. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Phong Phú Hà Nam tied with Hà Nội 1 1-1 to win the first leg of the National Women’s Football Championship-Thái Sơn Bắc Cup in the northern province of Hà Nam on May 30.
Kim Thoa scored first for host Hà Nam in the extra time of the first half.
After the break, the visitors played attack to level the score. Their effort was repaid in the 67th minute. Minh Nguyệt took full advantage of Hà Nam defenders’ errors to even the score at 1-1.
The draw also helped Hà Nam take the lead in the rankings with 17 points to win the first leg of the event.
Teams will have two months off before taking part in the second leg of the event on August 22 at Thống Nhất Stadium in HCM City.
This year’s tournament is divided into two phases, with the first phase in Hà Nam from May 9-30 and the second phase in HCM City from August 22 to September 12 in round-robin format.The best four teams will proceed to the quarter-finals and then compete for the national championship title. — VNS