Vietnam won an emphatic 7-1 victory over Malaysia at the opening match of the Asian Football Confederation U14 Girls’ Regional Championship ( ASE AN zone) in Ho Chi Minh City on June 18.

Six teams from Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand and the host Vietnam will play in the round-robin tournament to select the top team for the final round of the Asian Championship.

The host team includes almost all the players from the squad which won a bronze medal at the Asian Women’s U13 Football Championship last year.

The tournament, which takes place at the Thong Nhat stadium, will run until June 23.-VNA