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PVF start strong at national U17 champs

Update: June, 28/2018 - 16:05
Defending champions PVF took on Bình Dương at the National U17 Football Championship’s final round on on June 27. — Photo thethaovietnam.vn
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Defending champions PVF had a good start in the final round of the National U17 Football Championship with a 3-0 win over Bình Dương.

The game, which was held on Wednesday at the Promotion Fund for Vietnamese Football Talent Centre (PVF) in the northern province of Hưng Yên, was PVF’s first match in Group A.

PVF banked on home support to control the game from the opening minute, with Nguyên Hoàng scoring two goals in the first half.

After the break, Bình Dương tried to fight back but failed to score any goals.

Hoàng completed a hattrick for the hosts in extra time.

The tournament features eight teams which qualified for the final round from the initial 24 teams. They will play in a round-robin format in the group stage, and the four best teams will advance to the semi-finals.

The two winners of the semi-final games will play in the final to determine who wins the championship. The two teams that lose in the semi-finals will be awarded joint third prize. — VNS

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