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Vietnam claim Aya Bank Cup

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Striker Le Cong Vinh celebrates scoring against Singapore with his teammates in the final of the Aya Bank Cup in Yangon, Myanmar. (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam national men’s football team beat Singapore 3-0 in the final of the 2016 AYA Bank Cup in Myanmar to take the trophy in the first time it attends.

Strikers Le Cong Vinh, Nguyen Van Quyet and replacing Dinh Thanh Trung each scored one goal in extra time following a scoreless draw in the regular time.

The competition features national teams from Hong Kong, Singapore, Vietnam and host Myanmar.

In the first match, Vietnam overcame Hong Kong 4-3 on penalty shootout after the two teams drew 2-2 after 120 minutes while Singapore beat the host Myanmar 1-0 to reach the final.

In the earlier third-place match, Myanmar defeated Hong Kong 3-0.-VNA

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