Viet Nam were knocked out of the qualifying round at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship in Indonesia yesterday after drawing with Myanmar 2-2 in the fifth match of Group A. Myanmar and Indonesia topped the group and qualified for the next stage.
Viet Nam vs Myanmar in the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-16 Championship yesterday. — Photo laodong.vn
La Min Htwe scored the opener for Myanmar in the 12th minute, but Đinh Thanh Trung equalised in the 27th minute aftre taking advantage of a goalkeeping error.
In the 60th minute, Yan Kyaw Soe got his name on the scoresheet to make the score 2-1 to Myanmar, leaving Viet Nam needing two goals to earn a place in the next round.
Trung gave Viet Nam hope in the 72nd minute by making it 2-2, but the team were unable to go the extra mile.
In earlier games, Viet Nam crushed the Philippines 6-1, lost to hosts Indonesia 4-2, defeated Timor Leste 4-0 and beat Cambodia 1-0. — VNS