The Vietnamese national team could not secure the trophy of the ASEAN Football Federation's Nuti-Food U19 Cup, losing 0-1 to their tenacious Japanese rivals at National My Dinh Stadium on September 13.

Japan’s goal was scored at the 75 th minute by Genta.

This was the third consecutive loss by U19 Vietnam against their formidable Japanese rival.

Coming third in the tournament was Thailand.

After the event, U19 Vietnam will continue their training for their participation in the 2014 AFC U19 Championship in Myanmar in October.-VNA