JavaScript is off. Please enable to view full site.

Vietnam U-19s lose 0-9 to Tottenham peers

Vietnam U-19s lose 0-9 to Tottenham peers

Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 15:57 GMT+7

The Vietnamese national U-19 football team was yesterday given a heavy loss after conceding nine goals to nil to Tottenham Hotspur U-19s during their friendly match in the Tottenham training center in London.

The hosts Tottenham opened the scoring just five minutes into the game and doubled it five minutes later.

The visitors pushed up their formation but were unable to pierce through the strong defense wall of the host team. From that moment, Tottenham set a lethal trap to play swift counter-attack.

The Vietnamese goalie was beaten four times in the first half and conceded five additional goals in the second.

This is the first loss of the Vietnamese team during their training session in England.

The team defeated Arsenal U-19s 3-0 on March 5 before holding Wimbledon U-19s to a 2-2 draw on March 10 and drawing 1-1 against Conventry City U-19s on March 13.

The Vietnamese are on a 51-day training trip, lasting till next month, to England, France, Belgium, and the Netherlands to prepare for the 2014 Asian U-19 Football Championship to be held in October in Myanmar.

Vietnam targets to place in the top four of the 2014 Asian U-19 Football Championship to automatically secure one of the four direct tickets to advance to the final round of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2015, to be held between May 30 and June 20 in New Zealand.

Tuoi Tre


Read more




Vietnam’s Mekong Delta celebrates spring with ‘hat boi’ performances

The art form is so popular that it attracts people from all ages in the Mekong Delta

Vietnamese youngster travels back in time with clay miniatures

Each work is a scene caught by Dung and kept in his memories through his journeys across Vietnam

Experience summer sand-boarding in Mui Ne

Sand-boarding, a popular activity amongst local children in the coastal tourism town of Mui Ne in south-central Vietnam, is attracting hundreds of tourists to the Red Sand Dunes

Young maple trees given better protection as Hanoi enters rainy season

The trees are currently growing well, with green leaves and healthy branches.

Hunting skinks for food in southern Vietnam

Skink meat is known to be soft, tasty, and highly nutritious.

Latest news