Myanmar U-16 draws with Vietnam U-16 to reach semi-final

Myanmar U-16 played against Vietnam U-16 (Photo-MFF)


Myanmar U-16 dumped Vietnam U-16 to reach semi-final of 2018 ASEAN U-16 Championship on August 6, sources said.

Myanmar team managed a 2-2 draw with the Vietnam in Group A and it won second place in the group with bigger goal difference.

Myanmar led the game with a goal from Striker Lamin Htwe in 12th minutes and Vietnam’s Dinh Thanh Trung equalized with a close range effort in 28th minutes. Myanmar went ahead in 59th minutes scored by midfielder Zaw Win Thein. Vietnam managed to draw level with a goal from Dinh Thanh Trung in 70th minutes.

Myanmar reached to the semi-final along with Group A winner host Indonesia.

In Group B, Thailand U-16 is waiting for the result of Laos and Malaysia to be played today. If the Thai team tops the group, they will play with Myanmar team at the semi-final.