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Việt Nam U19 team ousted from AFF event

Update: July, 10/2018 - 16:20
Việt Nam U19 team vs Singapore at the AFF Under-19 Championship held in Indonesia. — Photo dantricdn.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s U19 team were knocked out of the group stages of the AFF Under-19 Championship in Indonesia following a 2-2 draw with Singapore on Monday night.

The team finished third in Group A with eight points from five matches. Thailand and Indonesia topped the group and progressed to the semi-finals with 13 points and 12 points, respectively.

Việt Nam were on the attack from the get-go, and took full advantage of a defencive error to open the scoring in the 20th minute through Nguyễn Hữu Thắng.

After the break, Singapore equalised just past the hour mark with a strike from Akmal Azman.

In the 70th minute, Lê Văn Nam restored the lead for Việt Nam, but Muhammad Syahadat Masnawi had the last say with four minutes to go to level the score at 2-2. — VNS

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