Women’s team secure first win in Olympics qualifiers

The Vietnamese women’s team beat hosts Uzbekistan 2-1 in their first match in the second qualifying round of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in Tashkent on April 3.

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Vietnamese players practise in Tashkent (Photo: vtc.vn)
The Southeast Asian champions need to top the group to advance to the next stage.

The Vietnamese women needed only seven minutes to open the score with a goal by striker Huynh Nhu. 

However, a mere four minutes later Kuchkarova Ugiloy equalized for the hosts.

Shortly after the break, midfielder Nguyen Thi Tuyet Dung secured the victory with a successful penalty.

In the other match of Group B, Hong Kong had a goalless draw with Jordan.

The next round of matches of April 6 will see Vietnam face Hong Kong and Uzbekistan take on Jordan at the Transportation Institute Stadium.

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