Vietnam strive to be present at Futsal World Cup final round

Vietnam and Singapore have been selected to host the final roundof the AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 – a football tournament organized by theASEAN Football Federation, according to a July 14 draw in Hanoi. Thanks to its top position in Southeast Asia, Vietnam automaticallyreceives a berth in the final round of the tourney, which is expectedsee tough competition of eight strong teams, including Thailand,Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines. Two other competitors at the final round will be decided after thequalifying round of five teams - Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Brunei, andEast Timor – who will play in Vientiane, Laos, from October 8…... [read more]

 Vietnameseplayers celebrate after defeating Japan in the quarter-final match ofthe AFC Futsal Championship in February The tournament will be held in Colombia in September.After the recent draw, Vietnam have been placed in Group C along with world No 4 Italy, No 11 Paraguay and No 27 Guatemala.“I think Group C and Group F are the most difficult ones in this WorldCup. In fact, most coaches and people who attended the draw ceremonyconsider Group C the strongest,” Garcia told Vietnam News in an email.The Spanish coach says he has collected a lot of information about hisopponents and has prepared plans to…... [read more]

VietNamNet Bridge – The World Cup dream of Vietnamese football has been realised by the national futsal team, a stunning achievement making home fans proud and taking international observers from surprise to admiration. However, a lot of work remains for the team so that the upcoming trip to Colombia this September will not be a mere sight-seeing journey. Vietnam hosted the AFC Futsal Championship for the first time in 2005. It was also the debut of the sport in the country, and it came as little surprise that Vietnam was disqualified in the preliminary stage. In the next five tournaments,…... [read more]

 Vietnameseplayers celebrate after defeating Japan in the quarter-final match ofthe AFC Futsal Championship in February The tournament will be held in Colombia in September.After the recent draw, Vietnam have been placed in Group C along with world No 4 Italy, No 11 Paraguay and No 27 Guatemala.“I think Group C and Group F are the most difficult ones in this WorldCup. In fact, most coaches and people who attended the draw ceremonyconsider Group C the strongest,” Garcia told Vietnam News in an email.The Spanish coach says he has collected a lot of information about hisopponents and has prepared plans to…... [read more]

Vietnam’s futsal team (Photo: bongda.com.vn)Hanoi (VNA) - The Vietnam futsal team won the fair play award following their impressive performance at the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup.Vietnam only received four yellow cards during four matches and they earned a ticket to compete in the round of 16 of the event.Vietnam beat Guatemala 4-2 and lost to Paraguay and Italy 1-7 and 0-2 in the group round. In the round of 16, Vietnam lost to Russia 0-7.The tournament wrapped up in Colombia on October 2, with Argentina claiming the title after defeating Russia 5-4. Iran took third place after a 4-3…... [read more]

This is the third goal of striker Minh Tri at the match against Guatemala.Previously, the Vietnam futsal team won the fair play award following their impressive performance at the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup. Vietnam only received four yellow cards during four matches and they earned a ticket to compete in the round of 16 of the event.Vietnam beat Guatemala 4-2 and lost to Paraguay and Italy 1-7 and 0-2 in the group round. In the round of 16, Vietnam lost to Russia 0-7.Vietnam’s futsal team are fully preparing to compete at the Southeast Asian tournament, which is scheduled to…... [read more]

Viet Nam made a earthquake at the Asian Football Confederation Futsal Championship, knocking out reigning champion Japan in the quarter-final round yesterday in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Vietnamese players celebrate a goal scored in a quarter-final match against Japan at the AFC Futsal Championship yesterday. Viet Nam made a bang with a penalty shoot-out victory. — Photo the-afc.com Considered an underdog compared to their rivals, Viet Nam gave an outstanding performance coming from behind to level the result at 4-4 during extra time. The match was decided with a penalty shootout and forward Phung Trong Luan sent Viet Nam to the first-ever…... [read more]

Vietnamese players (Photo: vov.vn)Hanoi (VNA) - The goal by ​Vietnam’s Nguyen Minh Tri against Guatemala on September 11 at the Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 has been chosen as the second best goal of the tournament, voted for by the users of FIFA.com.Earlier, his goal was selected as one of the tournament’s top 10 goals.Bringing a high ball expertly under control on the touchline, Tri cut in past his marker and unleashed an unstoppable drive into the roof of the net. He scored a hat-trick to help Vi e t n am beat Guatemala 4-2 in their opening game at…... [read more]

The Vietnamese, standing at the 44th place in the world’s futsal rankings, were not frightened by the rivals that are 35 notches higher than them, as they challenged each other in the encounter in Uzbekistan.The teams drew 4-4 after 50 minutes, including extra time, and thus went on for a showdown in the six-meter penalty shootout, an equivalent of the 11-meter penalty in association football (soccer).The brave Vietnamese men eventually won 2-1 in the shootout, securing the historic ticket to the 2016 Futsal World Cup, to be held in Colombia from September 10 to October 1.According to FIFA, the top five…... [read more]

The Vietnamese team were confident going into the match, hoping to continue their momentum from Monday’s 4-2 triumph over Guatemala, but wound up conceding to Paraguay in a 1-7 loss.The Paraguayans took the lead in the third minute and their goalie, Gimenez, left the Vietnamese without an opportunity to convert, leading to Paraguay walking away from the first half ahead 5-0, with an own goal by Long Vu in the 13th minute.Vietnam conceded two more goals in the second half, before Tran Van Vu netted a shot in the Paraguayan goal just seconds before the game ended.After two games, Paraguay took second place…... [read more]