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Vietnam win U14 girls’ regional football champs
  • | VNA | June 29, 2015 04:05 PM
Vietnam beat defending champions Thailand 2-1 in the final to win the Asian Football Confederation U14 Girls’ Regional Championship in Hanoi on June 28.

 
 Vietnam players and coaches pose with their trophy and medals after winning the Asian Football Confederation U14 Girls' Regional Championship for Southeast Asian zone (Photo vff.org.vn)
The result was a surprise for both fans and experts because Thailand were appreciated better than the hosts in this tournament.

Vietnam’s coach Nguyen Tien Minh said after the match that “Luck is a major factor in football competitions. Today, Vietnam found good luck. I do not mean that we didn’t deserve this victory. On the contrary, my players made all the efforts.”

“Vietnamese players played very intelligently and managed to suppress Thai power. That is the reason why Vietnam could beat Thailand,” he added.

In the bronze-medal match played earlier, Myanmar defeated Malaysia 6-2.

The tournament, which kicked off on June 20, saw the participation of nine teams, including Laos, Indonesia, Cambodia, Singapore and the Philippines.

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