AFC U23 Championship: Bravery gains Vietnam another miracle

AFC U23 Championship: Bravery gains Vietnam another miracle

NDO – Vietnam U23 team continue their history-making journey at the regional AFC U23 Championship in China after beating the title favourite Iraq in the penalty shootout to reach the semifinal for the first time. (Jan 21, 2018)


International media praises Vietnam’s victory at AFC U23 tournament

  Jan 21, 2018
NDO/VNA – International sport news agencies have called Vietnam’s win in the Asian Football Conference U23 Championship’s semi-final against former champion Iraq a historic victory.  

Vietnam edge out Iraq in penalty shootout to advance to semi-finals

  Jan 20, 2018
NDO – After a spectacular goal fest over 120 minutes with six goals shared between both teams, Vietnam U23 entertained their fans with a thrilling 5-3 win against Iraq U23 in a penalty shootout in their last eight clash at the Changshu Stadium late Saturday.  

Vietnam to attack against Iraq: head coach Park

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23’s head coach Park Hang-seo has affirmed that his team would not play defensively but would go on the attack against their strong Iraqi rivals in their quarter-final clash on late January 20.  

International media highlights Vietnam’s AFC U23 feat

  Jan 19, 2018
NDO – Vietnam U23s have written a new page in national football history by advancing to the quarterfinals of the AFC U23 Championship for the first time. The feat produced by Park Hang-seo and his players at the ongoing 2018 competition in China has received great praise from the international media.  

PM sends congratulations to Vietnam U23 over historic results

  Jan 18, 2018
NDO – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has congratulated the Vietnam U23 team on their success at the ongoing Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship in China, as the team booked a historic berth at the quarter-finals for the first time.  

Thao, Tung honoured as Athletes of the Year

  Jan 17, 2018
NDO/VNA - Bui Thi Thu Thao was honoured as Female Athlete of the Year at the Victory Cup awards ceremony in Hanoi on January 16. 

AFC President congratulates Vietnam on fabulous win over Australia

  Jan 15, 2018
NDO – President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Salman Al Khalifa extended a congratulatory message to Standing Vice President of the Vietnam Football Federation (VFF), Tran Quoc Tuan, right after Vietnam achieved a historic 1-0 win over Australia at the ongoing AFC U23 Championship 2018 in Jiangshu, China. 

Over 8,000 athletes attend Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2018

  Jan 14, 2018
NDO/VNA - More than 8,000 domestic and foreign runners participated in the Ho Chi Minh City Marathon 2018, which was held on January 14. 

Vietnam suffer poor start to AFC U23 Championship campaign

  Jan 11, 2018
NDO – Vietnam failed to secure their first point at the ongoing AFC U23 Championship 2018 in China after losing 1-2 to the Republic of Korea (ROK) in their Group D opener on January 11.  

Vietnam tie with Palestine in friendly match

  Jan 05, 2018
NDO/ VNA - The Vietnam U-23 team tied with Palestine 1-1 in the friendly match held in China on January 4. 

Le Quang Liem drops to 23rd in FIDE world ranking

  Jan 02, 2018
NDO – Vietnamese chess star Le Quang Liem has fallen to 23rd spot, with a new Elo rating of 2,737, in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) rankings for January 2018. 

Correct investment significantly contributes to success of Vietnamese sport

  Dec 30, 2017
NDO – 2017 continues to be a fruitful year for Vietnamese sport with many new achievements gained across different arenas. Vietnam successfully defended its place in the top three at the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, whilst making the top ten on the overall podium of the 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG 5), with most of the country’s gold medals and records won in the basic Olympic sport events.  

Thao Nguyen finishes fifth at World Rapid Championship

  Dec 29, 2017
NDO – Vietnamese International Master (IM), Pham Le Thao Nguyen, claimed fifth place overall in the rapid competition at the ongoing World Blitz & Rapid Championships 2017 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  

Swimmer Anh Vien named best Vietnamese athlete of 2017

  Dec 29, 2017
NDO – Swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has been named the best Vietnamese athlete of the year for the fourth time after winning the most votes from journalists and sports aficionados in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City on December 28.