Việt Nam advances to AFC U23 Championship’s final

Created 24 January 2018
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Việt Nam surprised the world by securing a berth in the final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship after beating Qatar in the penalty shootout on Tuesday in China.

 

Vietnamese supporters burst into joy after the historic win. —VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam surprised the world by securing a berth in the final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship after beating Qatar in the penalty shootout on Tuesday in China.
Earlier, in the official 90 minutes and nervous extra time, Việt Nam drew 2-2 with the Asian powerhouse.
The team will play against either former champion the Republic of Korea or Uzbekistan, which will play later today.
Việt Nam became the first Southeast Asian country to enter the final of the AFC U23 championship.
The team qualified for the semifinals of the championship on January 20 thanks to a dramatic victory over Iraq.
Earlier, Việt Nam was the first Southeast Asian team to achieve a group stage victory by defeating Australia, and one of the first teams from the region to reach the quarterfinals together with Malaysia. — VNS

Striker Nguyễn Quang Hải celebrates after scoring a goal against Qatar. — VNA/VNS Photo

 

Source: VNN

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