Khánh Hòa earn ticket to compete in AFF futsal event

Update: July, 06/2017 - 10:20
Sanna Khánh Hòa (centre) vs East Coast Heat FC of Australia at the AFF Futsal Club Championship in Bangkok yesterday. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s Sanna Khánh Hòa yesterday beat Australia’s East Coast Heat FC 6-2 in the last match of Group B to earn a ticket to compete in the semi-finals of the AFF Futsal Club Championship in Bangkok .

With the win, the national runners-up topped the group with seven points. Earlier, they tied with Melaka United of Malaysia 1-1 and crushed Vientiane Capital of Laos 9-2.

Khánh Hòa played attack starting from the first minutes of the match. However East Coast Heat opened the score in the 10th minute.

In the second half, Australian Jamie Dib got a red card after making an error with the Vietnamese goal keeper. Khánh Hòa took full advantage of this chance and Khắc Chí levelled the score of 1-1 in the 22nd minute.

After that, Khánh Hòa continuously scored thanks to Y Nghĩa Ê Ban, Mai Đạt and Đình Hùng. Chí had his two goals more to complete his hattrick in this game.

Although East Coast Heat made every effort, they earned only one more goal.

The tournament will run until July 8.

Last year, Việt Nam’s representative Thái Sơn Nam lost 3-4 to Thaiport in the final match. — VNS