Hanoi become national U21 champions

Hanoi were crowned National U21 Champions on November 17 at the Tu Do Stadium in Hue.

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The team from the capital defeated rivals Becamex Binh Duong 1-0 to claim the title after attacking from the whistle.

The strategy was rewarded with a goal from Nguyen Thanh Chung of Hanoi in the 10th minute, which proved to be the decider.

Chung was named man of the match, and said he was ecstatic to hear he had also been voted player of the tournament.

“I will try my best at the upcoming National Sports Games to win a plave on the national U22 side. I feel like I only gave 85% during this tournament, so I need to do more,” he said.

Top scorer went to striker Phan Thanh Hau of HAGL with three goals.  

Hanoi has number of young footballers playing for the national U19, U20 and U21 teams.

Hanoi were awarded US$10,800, while runners-up Binh Duong got US$5,200.

VNS

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