Don’t lose hope, PM tells Vietnamese football team

Created 31 August 2018
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated the Vietnamese men’s football team for their Asiad exploits.

Fans sad but proud as Vietnam goes down fighting at Asiad semifinal

 

In a message sent soon after the concusion of the Asian Games 2018 semifinal match that Vietnma lost to defending champions South Korea, the PM congratulated the team for putting up a good fight.

He told them “not to lose hope” and prepare well for the upcoming match against the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the bronze medal on Saturday afternoon.

PM Phuc also thanked all Vietnamese athletes currently participating in the Asian Games.

On Wednesday afternoon, Vietnam lost 1-3 to South Korea in a encounter at the Pakansari Stadium in Indonesia. It was the farthest Vietnam has gone in the history of Asian Games.

In Wednesday’s other semifinal, Japan beat the UAE.

Watch how Vietnamese football fans reacted to the match's results.

Fans sad but proud as Vietnam goes down fighting at Asiad semifinal

 

Source: VNE

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