U 16 Vietnam team (Photo: thethaovietnam)

 

Vietnam's U16 football team defeated U16 Brunei 6-1 in their second Group A match at the Southeast Asian U16 Football Championship in Phnom Penh, Cambodia on July 29.

In other Group A matches, Laos stunned Timor-Leste with a 3-2 victory and Thailand defeated Malaysia 3-1.

Vietnam, who lost 1-0 to Malaysia in the first match, will next meet Laos on July 31 and Thailand on August 3.

The tournament began on July 25, with the final scheduled on August 8.

Vietnam plays Malaysia, Laos, Timor Leste, Brunei and Thailand in Group A. Group B includes Australia, Singapore, the Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia.

The teams compete in a round robin format in the group stage, with the two best ones advancing to the semi-finals.

Vietnam has won the event twice in 2006 and 2010 since championship debuted in 2002.-VNA