Vietnam advanced to the main round of the FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup basketball tournament after winning two qualifying matches on Thursday in Malaysia.
|Vietnamese players at the FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup. Photo webthethao.vn|
The Vietnamese basketballers, seeded No 14, beat No 15 Thailand 17-13 before defeating No 9 South Korea 21-14 to top Group A and earn their slot in the next round.
They will face the Philippines and Turkmenistan in Pool C. The two best teams of the pool will qualify for the quarter-finals.
The FIBA U18 3x3 Asia Cup is ongoing in Cyberjaya, Malaysia, and will wrap up on August 24. VNS