Vietnam wins bronze medal at AFF U15 Girls’ Championship

VOV.VN -Vietnam’s U15 women’s football team achieved a 1-0 victory over the Philippines to gain a bronze medal at the AFF U15 Girls’ Championship 2019 in Chonburi, Thailand, on May 21.

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In the qualifying round of the tournament, the Vietnamese girls showed their ability and talent by recording three consecutive wins, including a 2-0 victory over the Philippines, a 16-0 thrashing of minnows Timor Leste, and a narrow 2-1 win over Myanmar.

Despite enjoying a strong start to the competition, the women’s team were defeated by host nation Thailand 1-0 in the semi-finals.

The Thai team eventually went onto become champions after beating Laos 5-3 in the final.

The bronze medal marks another significant achievement in 2019 for women’s football in Vietnam. In March, the U16 team qualified for the final round of the AFC U-16 Women's Championship.

In April the women’s national football team made it to the third round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers, whilst the U19s secured a spot in the final round of the 2019 Asian U19 Football Championship.


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