Hosts Thua Thien-Hue came from behind to defeat Song Lam Nghe An 2-1 on the opening day of the U17 National Football Championships on Wednesday.
SLNA opened the scoring in the 28th minute thanks to Tuan Tai. The host's pushed for an equaliser, and it eventually came in the 58th minute with a shot from Ngoc Tinh. Lam Ti Phong slammed home the winner in the 72nd minute to get the hosts off to a winning start. National sports festival attracts 7,800 athletes
Over 7,800 athletes from 63 teams around the country have registered to compete in the 8th National Sports Festival, which will be held in Can Tho City from July 26 to August 12.
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At a press conference on July 12, Can Tho City’s Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and Department of Education and Training announced that the athletes will be tested in 19 events.
Hanoi has the largest number of athletes with 493, followed by Danang (478), Can Tho (467) and Ho Chi Minh City (465).
Preparations for the event are going well, according to Tran Trong Khiem, director of the Can Tho municipal Department of Education and Training. The organizing board has prepared 14,000 hotel rooms and 2,000 free accommodations at college hostels in the city for participating delegations, he noted. Dat wins U18 air pistol discipline
Tieu Cong Dat of Hai Duong won a gold medal in the U18 boys' 10m air pistol event at the National Teenage Air Shooting tournament in Ha Noi yesterday, July 12.
Ngo Quoc Vu of the hosts earned a silver medal while Lu My Long received a bronze medal.
Nguyen Anh Cong and Tran Quoc Khanh of Ha Noi finished first and second in the U16 boys' 10m air pistol event. Nguyen Van Manh of Hai Duong took third place.
Today, U18 and U16 girls will compete in the 10m air pistol event. That claims cycling tour victory
Nguyen Thi That of Vinh Binh Rice Mill won the sixth and final stage of the National Women's Open Cycling Tournament-An Giang Television Cup yesterday.
The win helped her to take the overall yellow jersey with a combined time of 13:31.16, followed by Nguyen Thuy Dung of Binh Duong Environment, Water and Drainage (13:31.23) and Rhee Chaekyung of South Korea (13:31.39).
The 76km final stage from Vi Thanh City to Long Xuyen City saw the competition sway between leading cyclists That and Dung. Dung appeared to have edged a tight sprint to the finish line, but she was later demoted to second after officials adjudicated that she had pushed her rival during the race for the line, and That was awarded the stage.
Domesco Pharmacy Dong Thap won the team competition with a time of 40:35.56, followed by Binh Duong Environment, Water and Drainage and Vinh Binh Rice Mill. VNN/VNS/VOV