Two goals of the U22 Vietnamese men’s team were scored by striker Nguyen Van Tung in the 36th minute and Nguyen Thai Son in the 43rd minute, and an own goal was gifted by a Singaporean defender in the 80th minute.

In the dying moments of injury time, the U22 Singaporean team was able to secure a crucial goal through an own goal by Vietnamese defender Vu Tien Long.

With two victories already secured, including a 2-0 win over Laos on April 30, the U22 Vietnamese team is currently topping Group B in men’s football at the 2023 SEA Games. The team looks to have a bright future ahead of them and should be considered a favorite to win the entire tournament.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Vietnamese women’s football team earned three points, defeating Malaysia 3-0 in the opening match of Group A. The victory was a great start to the tournament for the Vietnamese, who will be hoping for further success as the competition progresses.

Vietnamese players celebrating a goal against Malaysia at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia on May 3, 2023. Photo: Nguyen Khoi / Tuoi Tre
Vietnamese players were full of joy as they celebrated a goal against Malaysia during their match at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia on May 3, 2023. The image captured by Nguyen Khoi and featured by Tuoi Tre perfectly captures the moment.

Vietnamese players celebrate a goal against Malaysia in women’s football at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia, May 3, 2023. Photo: Nguyen Khoi / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam’s three goals in the match were all netted in the first half by Pham Hai Yen, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, and Huynh Nhu.

After half-time, the Vietnamese women’s team kept their grip on the game, but were unable to find the back of the net for any extra goals.

The resounding win over Malaysia put the women’s team at the top of Group A.

The Vietnamese men’s and women’s national teams, defending champions in both categories, will be taking on Malaysia on Monday and Myanmar on Saturday, respectively.

The 2023 Southeast Asian Games are currently taking place in Cambodia’s Phnom Penh, Siem Reap Province, Preah Sihanouk Province, Kampot Province, and Kep Province from April 20 to May 17. A spectacular opening ceremony is scheduled to be held on Friday, April 23.

This will be the 34th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, a biennial multi-sport event in which athletes from eleven Southeast Asian countries – Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam – compete in various sports and disciplines.

This edition of the Southeast Asian Games will feature 44 sports and 416 events in total. Competitors from the eleven participating countries will compete for medals in various disciplines ranging from archery, aquatics, athletics, badminton, basketball, football, and volleyball, to martial arts, shooting, table tennis, and more.

The 2023 Southeast Asian Games are an excellent opportunity for athletes from the 11 participating countries to showcase their skills and abilities in various sports and disciplines. The event is also sure to bring entertainment and joy to the region as the athletes compete for medals and glory.

The opening ceremony of the 2023 Southeast Asian Games is set to be a spectacular event, with athletes and spectators alike sure to be enthralled by the display. The event promises to be a grand celebration of Southeast Asian culture and sport, and an unforgettable experience for everyone involved.

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Vietnam had a triumphant outing on Wednesday in football at the 2023 Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Cambodia, as the men’s team beat Singapore 3-1 and the women’s team defeated Malaysia 3-0.

Two goals of the U22 Vietnamese men’s team were scored by striker Nguyen Van Tung in the 36th minute and Nguyen Thai Son in the 43rd minute, and an own goal was gifted by a Singaporean defender in the 80th minute. This secured the Vietnamese team a comprehensive 3-0 victory over their opponents.

In the dying moments of injury time, the U22 Singaporean team were given a lifeline when Vietnamese defender Vu Tien Long put the ball into his own net. With just seconds remaining on the clock, the Singaporeans had been rescued by a stroke of luck.

With two victories securely under their belt including the emphatic 2-0 win over Laos on April 30, the U22 Vietnamese team are sitting firmly atop Group B in men’s football at the 2023 SEA Games.

On Wednesday afternoon, the Vietnamese women’s football team earned a hard-fought victory, beating Malaysia 3-0 in the opening match of Group A.

Vietnamese players celebrating a goal against Malaysia in the women's football tournament at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia on May 3, 2023Vietnamese players celebrated a goal against Malaysia in the women’s football tournament of the 2023 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Cambodia on May 3, 2023. The photograph was taken by Nguyen Khoi of Tuoi Tre.

Vietnamese players celebrate a goal against Malaysia in women’s football at the 2023 Southeast Asian Games in Cambodia, May 3, 2023. Photo: Nguyen Khoi / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam’s three ambitious goals in the match were all successfully accomplished in the first half by Pham Hai Yen, Nguyen Thi Bich Thuy, and Huynh Nhu.

After halftime, the Vietnamese women’s team maintained control of the game but failed to score any additional goals.

The resounding win over Malaysia put the women’s team firmly atop Group A.

The Vietnamese men’s and women’s teams, both defending champions, will take on Malaysia on Monday and Myanmar on Saturday, respectively. Both teams have the opportunity to defend their titles and show their strength in these upcoming matches. It will be an exciting event to watch as both sides strive to remain as champions.

The 2023 Southeast Asian Games is taking place in Cambodia’s bustling cities of Phnom Penh, Siem Reap Province, Preah Sihanouk Province, Kampot Province, and Kep Province. With an exciting opening ceremony planned for Friday, the event is set to run until May 17. Participants and spectators alike are sure to be in for a real treat!

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