|Việt Nam national women’s football team vs Okayama Yunogo Bella Club during their training session in Mimasaka City, Japan, on August 2. — Photo vff.org.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam national women’s football team beat Okayama Yunogo Bella Club 2-1 during their training session in Mimasaka City, Japan on August 2.
Việt Nam played a defense game in the first half. Vũ Thị Nhung scored two goals for Việt Nam in the 10th and 32nd minutes.
However, the hosts scored a goal to narrow the gap to 2-1 in the 30th minute.
Following the break, Việt Nam’s coach Mai Đức Chung unchanged the line-up, even as the team had many chances to score but failed.
“I don’t care about the match result. It is important that my players followed the training board’s tactics. However, they still made several errors,” Chung said.
Việt Nam will face the Guangdong team of China on August 5 and the Okayama Selection team of Japan two days later.
Việt Nam are in Japan until August 12 to prepare for the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games.The national women’s football team has sets a target for winning gold medal at the regional sport event.
Five teams – from Thailand, Myanmar, Việt Nam, the Philippines and host Malaysia -- will compete in the women’s football event.
The best two teams will meet each other in the final round.
Việt Nam will face the Philippines on August 17, Myanmar on August 20, Thailand on August 22 and Malaysia on August 24.
Việt Nam has won the women’s football gold at three SEA Games -- in 2001, 2005 and then snatched another at the 2009 edition in Laos. — VNS