Việt Nam won the Thanh Niên Newspaper International U21 Football Tournament yesterday in Huế City. — Photo zing.vn
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam won the Thanh Niên Newspaper International U21 Football Tournament yesterday in Huế City.
The hosts defeated Myanmar 5-3 in a penalty shootout after the score finished 2-2 result after 90 minutes.
Win Naing Tun and Soe Lwin Lwin scored for the visitors while Trần Đức Nam netted twice to level for Việt Nam, sending the match to penalties.
All five Vietnamese players found the back of the net.
The champions pocketed US$12,000 with Nguyễn Thanh Tuấn voted best goalkeeper and Đinh Thanh Bình top scorer.
Myanmar took second place and Win Naing Tun was named MVP of the tournament.
In the third-place playoff, Malaysia won 2-0 against South Korean team Gimhae. — VNS