Vietnam got off to a bad start in the AFC Under-19 Football Championships.
Hosts Vietnam delivered a convincing performance in their rematch against U19 Myanmar and their persuasive 4-1 victory earned them a ticket to the final clash with U19 Japan of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U19 Nutifood Cup.
Despite their 2-3 loss to U19 Japan at the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Nuti Food U19 Cup in Hanoi on September 9, hosts U19 Vietnam delighted home fans with their impressive performance at My Dinh Stadium.
Cong Phuong's late goal earned Vietnam three points in their opening match against U19 Australia of the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) Nuti Food U19 Cup taking place in Hanoi on September 5.
Vietnamese women's U19 team has taken berth to the final round of the 2014 Southeast Asia Football Tournament after holding a 1-1 draw with Myanmar.
Midfielder Van Son's only goal helped U19 Vietnam overwhelm U19 Thailand in a dramatic match of the ASEAN Youth Football Championship in Brunei on August 20, earning them a ticket to the final game against Myanmar.
Vietnam's hope of winning their first opening game of the 2014 AFC Futsal Championship was jeopardized after the hosts were lost 1-2 to visitors Iraq on April 30.
U19 Lille were held to a 0-0 draw by underdogs U19 Vietnam in a friendly in France on April 10.
In the afternoon of March 12, Ninh Binh FC defeated Yangon United 3-2 at home to take up the top of Group G.
Coach Guillaume Graechen's players delivered another impressive performance in the second friendly in the UK during their European tour, drawing their hosts U19 Wimbledon 2-2 on March 10.