Vietnam received a bronze medal at the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy football tournament for under- 21 players held in Brunei on Wednesday.
U19 Vietnam will meet Indonesia in semi-finals Vietnam ranked 98th in FIFA rankings Defending champs lose group match
Playing without captain Ngoc Hai and midfielder Anh Tuan, the national team, including U-19 members lost 0-2 to Indonesia in their semi-final match.
Unfortunately, 10 minutes after kick off, halfback Hoang Lam suffered a twisted ankle, making it all the more difficult to attack and defend.
According to coach Mai Duc Chung, Indonesia proved to be stronger than Vietnam.
The national team was scheduled to take part in the Southeast Asian U-19 Football Championships in August.