Nhan Dan (People) Newspaper’s Cambodia-based correspondent Nguyen Hiep captures photos featuring the overwhelming emotions of spectators at the match.

Nguyen Thi Hoa, a spectator from Hanoi, said that the match left her with a lot of emotions. She was extremely happy and proud that the U23 Vietnam team won the championship title.

“I am beyond happy now,” claimed Le Manh Hung, the owner of a Vietnamese restaurant in Phnom Penh. He hailed that although many Vietnamese players who registered for the tournament tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the team entered the match with tremendous spirit. The victory is a great gift for Overseas Vietnamese in Cambodia, he stated, adding that Vietnamese expats in Cambodia always turn their hearts toward the motherland.

Phan Van Truong, a staff member of the Vietnamese trade office in Cambodia, commended that the Vietnam team’s performance during the match was excellent. “It was a convincing victory,” he praised.

Do Nhu Ninh, spouse of a staff member of the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia, said he was proud that Vietnamese U23 became the champion. The team’s performances during the tournament brought a lot of emotions for him.

The AFF U23 final generate much excitement among the spectators.

Vietnamese fan girls at the match.

Spectators weaving Vietnamese national flags to bolster the spirit of players.

The image of the red flag with a yellow star is seen everywhere at the stadium.