Viet Nam News
HÀ N?I — Defending champions Thái Son Nam won the first leg of the National Futsal Tournament at Military Zone 7 Stadium in HCM City on Saturday.
Thái Son Nam beat Sanest Tourist Khánh Hòa 4-1 in the ninth-round match of the event’s first leg, to top the rankings with 22 points.
Demonstrating their domination with their skills and experience, Thái Son Nam took the lead in the 16th minute of the match when Quang H?i of Khánh Hòa shot the ball resulting in a self-goal for his team.
In the 19th minute, Nguy?n Minh Trí doubled the score for Thái Son Nam.
In the second half, Qu?c Tâm and Tr?n Thái Huy scored two more goals to help the defending champions widen the gap to 4-0.
Lê H?ng Quý reduced the lead to 4-1 for Khánh Hóa in the last minute.
In the other matches, Hoàng Thu Ðà N?ng lost to H?i Phuong Nam Phú Nhu?n 0-2, Tân Hi?p Hung beat Cao B?ng 3-1, Sài Gòn FC tied 2-2 with Sanatech Khánh Hóa and Thái Son B?c lost to Sanna Khánh Hòa 2-4 to finish ninth in the rankings.
The tournament will temporarily stop for some seven weeks for the Vi?t Nam U20 futsal team to prepare for the final round of the Asian futsal championships, to be held between May 16 and May 26 in Thailand.
After that, the second leg will resume on June 10. —