SEA Games 31: Vietnam beats Thailand to win women's football gold medal

VOV.VN - The only goal of captain Huynh Nhu in the 59th minute helped the Vietnamese women's team defeat Thailand with a score of 1-0 to win the SEA Games gold medal for the third time in a row.

The women’s football final at SEA Games 31 between Vietnam and Thailand took place on May 21 at the Cam Pha Stadium in the northern province of Quang Ninh, drawing the participation of more than 16,000 spectators.

In the first half, both teams' players launched some attacks and had good chances but failed to score any goals. The first half ended with a score 0-0.

The game’s turning point was seen in the 59th minute in the second half, when captain Huynh Nhu of Vietnam scored goal after receiving the from her teammate.  

Though Thailand also launched many attacks to seek a leveling goal, Vietnamese players made all-out efforts to keep their precious goal safe. They also had several chances to raise the score after that but missed.
Finally,  the final ended with a 1-0 win for Vietnam. With the convincing victory, the Vietnam women's football won the championship for the 3rd consecutive time.