|Việt Nam’s U16 team who beat Uzbekistan 2-1 in Asian qualifier on August 25 in Hà Nội. — VNS Photo|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam defeated Uzbekistan 2-1 in their first match of the Asian Football Confederation U16 Women’s Football Qualifiers yesterday in Hà Nội.
Nguyễn Thị Vạn Sự scored a brace for the hosts in the first half.
The Uzbeks found the net in the second half with a free kick close to the fulltime whistle.
Tomorrow, Việt Nam, currently in second place, will face Iraq who lost 2-1 to Hong Kong in the earlier game.
Australia, considered the strongest team in the pool, thrashed Palestine 28-0. Australia top the table after the first round. — VNS