return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Vietnam advance to third round of World Cup qualifiers for first time

Vietnam have made history as they advanced to the third round of the World Cup qualifiers for the first time ever, after a five-goal thriller against the hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) on June 15 (local time).

Vietnam advance to third round of World Cup qualifiers for first time hinh anh 1

Vietnamese midfielder Nguyen Quang Hai (red jersey No.19) in action (Photo: VNA)

 

Though they fell to a 3-2 defeat away to the UAE and lost top spot in Group G, Vietnam advanced as one of the five best group runners-up.

Shortly after the start of the second half of the Vietnam-UAE game, Australia sealed a 1-0 win over Jordan, confirming Vietnam’s berth.

Although they conceded three goals, Vietnam showed their indomitability and scored two consolations by Nguyen Tien Linh in the 85th minute and Tran Minh Vuong in the second minute of stoppage time.

Vietnam advance to third round of World Cup qualifiers for first time hinh anh 2

Nguyen Tien Linh (in red) scored for Vietnam in the 85th minute (Photo: VNA)

 

 


While they may have limped over the finish line, Vietnam are fully deserving of their place in the next round thanks to some gritty performances throughout a marathon qualification campaign lengthened by the pandemic.

Vietnam defeated Indonesia 4-0 and Malaysia 2-1 in previous fixtures as the second qualifying round resumed this month.

They are the sole representatives of Southeast Asia among the squads qualifying for the final round, which is slated for September./.

Source: VNA

Both Vietnam, UAE determined to gain win in World Cup qualifying match

Both Vietnam, UAE determined to gain win in World Cup qualifying match

At a press conference ahead the match, head coach of the Vietnamese national team Park Hang-seo said the strategy remains in the right place though the UAE beat three other Southeast Asian rivals, namely Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.  

MORE NEWS

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 24

Work starts on Tan Van-Nhon Trach section of HCM City’s Ring Road No.3

Three Vietnamese airlines named among world’s best air services

Vietnam Airlines, Vietjet Air, and Bamboo Airways have been honoured in different categories by Skytrax, a UK-based site which ranks airlines and airports.

Vietnam Days Abroad 2022 to take place in Austria, India, RoK

Vietnam Days Abroad 2022 will be held in Austria, India, and the Republic of Korea (RoK) on the occasion of the anniversaries of diplomatic relations between Vietnam and these countries.

UN backs Vietnam’s development priorities: Secretary-General

The United Nations (UN) will continue paying attention to and support Vietnam's development priorities towards green and sustainable orientations, and just transition, especially in terms of financial access.

Vietnam merits seat at UN Human Rights Council: Washington Times

The Washington Times has published an article in which it supports Vietnam's candidacy for the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the 2023-2025 term.

Storm Noru to enter East Sea, localities warned to stay alert

The National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting has predicted that storm Noru will enter the East Sea on September 25 evening, and recommended coastal localities to brace themselves for the storm.

Vietnam plans to vaccinate under-5 children against COVID-19 if there’s scientific basis

The Ministry of Health has asked provinces to calculate the number of children from 6 months old to under 5 years old to prepare a plan on COVID-19 vaccination for them when there are enough conditions and scientific basis.

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS SEPTEMBER 24

Untapped opportunities for Vietnamese pepper exports to UK

Startup ecosystem requires helping hand

Big passion for establishing businesses with novel ideas from many Vietnamese people is creating a vivid startup ecosystem for the country. However, the community is longing for more favourable conditions for it to grow further.

Volatility forces balancing act for Vietnam’s petrol market

Amid the continuously fluctuating prices for oil and gasoline, Vietnam is injecting millions of US dollars into the import of these commodities while inadequacies in the domestic market have not yet been resolved.

Vietnam must develop offshore wind power

Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions from manufacturing units are making it difficult for Vietnam to meet the millennium goal of ensuring economic development in a sustainable environment.

New rules on corporate bonds to deal with excessive capital demand

Commercial banks and large corporations with high capability and transparency will benefit once the $63 billion bond market is managed by new regulations. But analysts warn about the loss of liquidity.

CEO of HSBC: Let Vietnam’s success story be told to the world

Vietnam continues to strengthen its brand by accelerating national vaccine roll out program for its people and being one of the first markets to reopen in the post-pandemic period, told Tim Evans, CEO of HSBC Vietnam.

30,000 Vietnamese studying in the US

The Minister of Education and Training and a Vietnamese delegation on September 19 attended the Education Summit in New York City chaired by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, with representatives from 200 countries and territories.

Vietnam begins to reduce salary gap between state agencies and private sector

Reforming wage policy for civil servants and public employees is one of the solutions to stop the brain drain from the public to the private sector.
back_to_top