|Vietnamese players at the FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup. Photo webthethao.vn|
HÀ NỘI Việt Nam advanced to the main round of the FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup basketball tournament after winning two qualifying matches on Thursday in Malaysia.
The Vietnamese basketballers, seeded No 14, beat No 15 Thailand 17-13 before defeating No 9 South Korea 21-14 to top Group A and earn their slot in the next round.
They will face the Philippines and Turkmenistan in Pool C. The two best teams of the pool will qualify for the quarter-finals.
The FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup is ongoing in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, and will wrap up on August 24. VNS