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Thailand awaits Vietnam in U16 Southeast Asia semifinals

09 Aug 2022 | 17:40 | News

On the afternoon of the 7th and 8th, Group B of the 2022 Southeast Asia U16 Championship came to an end with the determination of another team to win the semi-finals.

Laos beat Brunei 10-0, but was still eliminated because the total points after 3 games were only 5 points, and there was no chance to compete for the second team with the best record.

Vietnam U16 (white shirt) still has many opportunities to slip into the semi-finals of the Southeast Asia Championship

Vietnam U16 (white shirt) still has many opportunities to slip into the semi-finals of the Southeast Asia Championship

The first place in this group is Thailand (7 points), the team just beat East Timor 4-1 and won the only place in the group to enter the semi-finals.

Previously in Group A, hosts Indonesia (nine points) won early tickets by beating Vietnam 2-1 in the final match.

The remaining two semi-final tickets will be determined after the last match in Group C, Myanmar (4 points) against Cambodia (3 points) and Malaysia (4 points) against Australia (0 points) at the same time. August 8 at 3 p.m.). This is also the time to decide whether Vietnam (6 points, +8 goal difference, second in Group A) gets the right to continue.

If two of the three teams of Cambodia, Myanmar and Malaysia do not have a better result than Vietnam, head coach Nguyen Quoc Tuan and his team will advance to the semifinals with the only ticket to the second best team of the three groups.

The situation before the last match of Group C

The situation before the last match of Group C

If Malaysia doesn’t beat bottom-placed Australia, Vietnam will get a ticket to the semi-finals. However, this is unlikely. Therefore, fans are looking forward to the Myanmar-Cambodia match.

Vietnam will get the right to continue the game if Myanmar and Cambodia result in a draw, or if Cambodia beats Myanmar by no more than eight goals.

The 2022 Southeast Asia U16 competition will bring together 12 teams (11 teams from ASEAN and Australia), divide into 3 groups, and conduct a round-robin match. The top 3 and 1 best runner-up will be selected to advance to the semi-finals.

According to the semi-finals, Indonesia will face the top team in Group C, while Thailand will face the second best with the best record. If they enter the semi-finals, the teachers and students of Coach Nguyen Quoc Tuan will meet this destined opponent.

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