Vietnam defeated Russia 2-0 at the U15 International Football Tournament Acecook Cup 2019 on August 26, the opening day of the event, in the southern coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.
Vietnam's U15 squad after beating Russia (Photo: laodong.vn)
Striker Cai Van Quy scored both the goals, the first in the 54th minute and the second 12 minutes later.
Earlier the same day, the Republic of Korea (RoK) defeated Myanmar 6-1.
Lasting until August 30 at the Ba Ria city stadium, the Acecook Cup features teams from Myanmar, RoK, Russia and hosts Vietnam.
After competing in a round-robin format, the squad with the highest points will be crowned champion.
According to Vice President of the Vietnam Football Federation Nguyen Minh Chau, the tournament is supported by the Union of European Football Associations towards youth football in 2019.
Chau said it was also a test for the hosts ahead of the upcoming 2020 AFC U16 Football Championship qualifiers.-VNA