Fans celebrate victory of Vietnam U23 team

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting with the coach and players of  the Vietnam U23s at the government office right after their return to Hanoi on January 28. The same day, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism organized a gala to honor the whole team for their sustained efforts to aflutter millions of hearts. After the final between Vietnam and Uzbekistan, Vietnamese fans took streets to congratulate the Vietnamese team bringing a major festival of red flags with yellow stars. The Vietnam U23 team was also presented with the Fair Play Award. The team’s excellent performance at the tournament inspired millions of Vietnamese fans. “As a football fan, I think the players are great heroes as they show their patriotism. They played with their utmost and they did miracles.” “Though they lost at the final, the Vietnam U23 team are the champions in the hearts of Vietnamese fans.”“I hope that the players will bring into play their advantages in the coming games”. According to the fans, Vietnam U23 had a brave game and was only defeated in the last minute of the final. “Vietnam played excellently during the 120-minute game. We lost in the last minute. But the U23 team won Vietnamese people’s hearts. They brought faith to 90 million Vietnamese people.” “I closely watched the game. felt a little pity in the last minute. But it’s no problem. Our Vietnamese players played excellently. They are the champions in our hearts.” Overseas Vietnamese are celebrating the victory… [Read full story]


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