Vietnam’s dream run in the AFC U23 Championship 2018 continued after they defeated Qatar 4-3 on penalties after thrilling semi-final ended 2-2 after extra time.

Talented goalkeeper Bui Tien Dung denied two kicks from Qatari side while four Vietnamese players were successful with their finishes in the semi-finals seesaw match.

Earlier, in the official 90 minutes and nervous extra time, Vietnam drew 2-2 with the Asian powerhouse.

Vietnam became the first South Asian country to enter the final of the AFC U23 Championship.

The team qualified for the semifinals on Jan. 20 thanks to a dramatic victory over Iraqi.

Millions of fans nationwide took the streets to celebrate the victory.-VNA