Việt Nam’s U19 football team were defeated by top team South Korea 1-3 during their last game at the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U19 Championship final in Indonesia.
Việt Nam’s national U16 team defeated Thailand 5-4 in the penalty shootout to reach the final match in the international friendly tournament ASEAN 2018 held in Miyazaki, Japan yesterday.
Việt Nam, immersed in the positive socio-economic achievements of 2017, started off 2018 on a good omen.
Affordable airline VietjetAir has received a fine of VNĐ44 million ($1,940) for the scandalous incident involving a lingerie show to ‘entertain’ the Vietnamese U23 football team on their way home after their sensational performance at the Asia Football Cup (AFC) championship.
If one is to see the result delivered by U23 Việt Nam today as a logical conclusion of such investments and foresight then the only possible way to reproduce such result is to continue with long-term investments in sports development among the population.