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Vietnam lose second match at AFC futsal

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Viet Nam and China play in second match of Group B of the 2015 AFC Women's Futsal Championship in Nilai, Malaysia on September 22. China won 3-2. (Photo:the-afc)
Vietnam national women's futsal team lost to China 2-3 in the second match of Group B of the 2015 AFC Women's Futsal Championship in Nilai, Malaysia on September 22.

In the first match on September 20, Vietnam lost to Japan 2-4, while China lost to Thailand 1-3.

So both Vietnam and China tried their best in this match to earn a ticket to compete in the next round.

In the 19th minute, Liu Jing opened the scoring for China. Vietnam fought back strongly with two goals of Pham Thi Tuoi and Nguyen Thi My Anh.

However, with better skills, China scored two more goals in the second half to end the match at 3-2.

In another match played later, Japan defeated Thailand 3-2.

With two losses, the door to semi-finals nearly closes to Vietnam team. Vietnam on September 23 will meet Thailand in their final match of the group stage, while China face tournament favourites Japan, who were Asian Indoor Games gold medalists in 2007, 2009 and 2013.

The event, which has attracted the participation of eight teams, will conclude on September 26.-VNA
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