Vietnam streets overflow as football fans go to town over Asian Games history

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Downtown streets in major Vietnamese cities were awash with the national colors of red and yellow on Monday night.

Vietnamese flags paint a street in Hanoi as fans celebrate the countrys quarterfinal victory over Syria at Asian Games in Indonesia on Monday night. Photo by Gia Chinh

 

Vietnamese flags paint a street in Hanoi as fans celebrate the countrys quarterfinal victory over Syria at Asian Games in Indonesia on Monday night. Photo by Gia Chinh

Vietnamese flags paint a street in Hanoi as fans celebrate the country's quarterfinal victory over Syria at Asian Games in Indonesia on Monday night. Photo by Gia Chinh

Flares for the celebration in Hanoi. Photo by Ba Do

Flares for the celebration in Hanoi. Photo by Ba Do

In Da Nang, the spirit is as high. Photo by Nguyen Dong

In Da Nang, the spirit is as high. Photo by Nguyen Dong

10:30    45 minutes after the final whistle, people were storming downtown streets in Hanoi, with many football fans ready to paint the streets red with flags and T-shirts. Photo by VnExpress/ Ngoc Thanh

10:10 p.m. The Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc Square in Hanoi filled up in no time after Vietnam beat Syria in its first even Asian Games quarterfinal match. Photo by VnExpress/Ngoc Thanh

10:30    45 minutes after the final whistle, people were storming downtown streets in Hanoi, with many football fans ready to paint the streets red with flags and T-shirts. Photo by VnExpress/ Ngoc Thanh

10:30    45 minutes after the final whistle, people were storming downtown streets in Hanoi, with many football fans ready to paint the streets red with flags and T-shirts. Photo by VnExpress/ Ngoc Thanh

In Saigon, thousands of fans have poured into the city center to celebrate the historic win of the Vietnamese men who have written a new chapter for Vietnams football history.

In Saigon, thousands of fans have poured into the city center to celebrate the historic win of the Vietnamese men who have written a new chapter for Vietnam’s football history.

In Saigon, thousands of fans have poured into the city center to celebrate the historic win of the Vietnamese men who have written a new chapter for Vietnams football history.All the main streets, from Nguyen Hue, Ham Nghi, Ton Duc Thang to Nguyen Thai Hoc, are full of supporters in red t-shirts waving national flags. Win! Win! Many people screamed when the match is gone and Vietnam has secured a ticket to the semifinal where it will meet South Korea at 4 p.m. on August 29.

All the main streets, from Nguyen Hue, Ham Nghi, Ton Duc Thang to Nguyen Thai Hoc, are full of supporters in red t-shirts waving national flags. “Win! Win! Many people screamed when the match is gone and Vietnam has secured a ticket to the semifinal where it will meet South Korea at 4 p.m. on August 29.

Fans across Vietnam storm streets to celebrate victory over Syria in Asiad quarters

 

Source: VNE

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