Vietnamese (in white) and Indonesian players compete in their semi-final match of the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U22 Youth Championship (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam was defeated 0-1 by Indonesia in the semi-finals of the ongoing ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U22 Youth Championship at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium in Cambodia on February 24.

The two teams finished the first half of the match with no goal and a few opportunities created.

At the 70th minute, Indonesian player Luthfi Kamal scored from a free kick after Van Hanh made a fault in the box.

During the remaining minutes, Vietnam spared no effort to strike back but failed to secure a goal into Indonesia’s net.

With the defeat, Vietnam will vie for the third place of the tournament on February 26.

Vietnam ranked first in Group A after a goalless draw with Thailand on February 21. Earlier, the Vietnamese team beat the Philippines 2-1 in the opener and defeated Timor-Leste 4-0 in the second match.

Meanwhile, Indonesia beat hosts Cambodia 2-0 in the last round of matches of Group B on February 22, winning the final spot to the semi-finals.-VNA