The national football team defeated Malaysia 1-0 in the second leg of the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup final at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on December 15, securing a 3-2 aggregate win after a 2-2 draw in the first leg in Malaysia.


Just six minutes in, striker Nguyen Anh Duc made My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi and the whole country erupt with joy by volleying home Nguyen Quang Hai’s cross for his fourth goal of the tournament.

This is the second time Vienam have won the regional title, having lifted the trophy 10 years ago in 2008.

The win sparked celebrations across the nation, with an incredible year of football success capped off with the glory of silverware and the knowledge that Vietnam are Southeast Asian’s top football team.-VNA