Ngọc Tùng of Sài Gòn FC (front) fights for the ball in a match against Hoàng Thư Đà Nẵng in the qualifying round of the National Futsal Championships at Đà Nẵng’s Military Zone 5 gymnasium yesterday. The match ended 3-3. VNS Photo Công Thành
Viet Nam News
ĐÀ NẴNG — Hosts Hoàng Thư Đà Nẵng were held to a 3-3 draw by visitors Sài Gòn FC in the qualifying round of the National Futsal Championships at the city’s Military Zone 5 gymnasium yesterday.
In a later match, Hải Phương-Phú Nhuận of HCM City crushed Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng 4-1.
Văn Định scored twice for Hải Phong-Phú Nhuận, and Quốc Hưng added one more goal to help the HCM City team to 3-0. Xuân Minh of Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng scored an own goal to make it 4-0.
Striker Duy Nhầt of Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng pulled back a goal for Đà Nẵng in the last minute of the game.
The qualifying round, which has five teams – Sài Gòn FC, Hoàng Thư-Đà Nẵng, Hải Phương-Phú Nhuận, Sanest Tourist Khánh Hòa and Kim Toàn Đà Nẵng, will play in the preliminary two-leg round robin format till March 31..
Four top teams from the qualifying round with the six top-ranked teams from the national championship last year will compete in a two-leg round robin format in the second stage at the Military Zone 7 Gymnasium in HCM City from April 8 to June 24. — VNS