VOV.VN - Hosts Vietnam won a U19 international friendly tournament after defeating Malaysia 4-3 in a penalty shootout in the final match on August 11 evening.
Van Tu hammered home with a header, beating the Malaysian goalkeeper in the 11th minute.
Vietnamese players maintained fast-paced attacks after the opening goal, forcing their Malaysian opponents to struggle to resist.
Coach Hassan Waras’ side only had a dangerous chance with Izrin’s long shot, but the ball went out of place.
After the interval, coach Dinh The Nam’s students controlled the ball well but they could not have more scoring chances despite more dangerous counter-attacking opportunities.
On the contrary, they had to pay the price in the 84th minute when Rohisham escaped and passed the ball to Azhad who kicked the ball into the empty net, earning an equalizer for Malaysia.
In the penalty shootout, Vietnam luckily overwhelmed Malaysia, winning the U19 international friendly tournament.
The U19 international friendly tournament sponsored by Thanh Nien (Youth newspaper) has attracted four teams: Thailand, Malaysia Myanmar and hosts Vietnam.