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Việt Nam crash out of AFF U16 champs

Update: August, 07/2018 - 00:10
Việt Nam vs Myanmar in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship yesterday. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam were knocked out of the qualifying round at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship in Indonesia yesterday after drawing with Myanmar 2-2 in the fifth match of Group A. Myanmar and Indonesia topped the group and qualified for the next stage.

La Min Htwe scored the opener for Myanmar in the 12th minute, but Đinh Thanh Trung equalised in the 27th minute aftre taking advantage of a goalkeeping error.

In the 60th minute, Yan Kyaw Soe got his name on the scoresheet to make the score 2-1 to Myanmar, leaving Việt Nam needing two goals to earn a place in the next round.

Trung gave Việt Nam hope in the 72nd minute by making it 2-2, but the team were unable to go the extra mile.

In earlier games, Việt Nam crushed the Philippines 6-1, lost to hosts Indonesia 4-2, defeated Timor Leste 4-0 and beat Cambodia 1-0. — VNS

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