|HCM City players celebrate after defeating Việt Nam Coal and Mineral 2-0 in the second leg of the National Women's Football Championships on June 16. — Photo vff.org.vn
HÀ NỘI (VNS) — HCM City defeated Việt Nam Coal and Mineral 2-0 in the second leg of the National Women's Football Championships in the northern Hà Nam Province's stadium on June 16.
HCM City played in an attack mode during the match. In the 39th minute, young player Trần Thị Hồng Lĩnh opened the score for HCM City.
After the break, Việt Nam Coal and Mineral played for defence, but after a mistake made by them, Nguyễn Thị Bich Thùy doubled the score for HCM City.
In the first leg, HCM City also beat Coal and Mineral 1-0.
With this victory, HCM City led the rankings for seven teams with 23 points, followed by Hà Nội 1 with 22 points and Phong Phú Hà Nam with 14 points.
Coal and Mineral temporarily ranked fourth with 13 points.
Today, defending champions Hà Nội 1 will meet Thái Nguyên, while Tao Đàn will face Hà Nội in another match later.
Seven teams are competing in a double round-robin format to determine the overall champions who will be awarded the championship trophy, gold medals and VNĐ300 million (US$14,100) in prize money. — VNS