- Asian Football Confederation: Vietnam is the first Southeast Asian country bringing football back15:49 | 26/05/2020
After the first games of Bamboo Airways National Cup 2020’s preliminary round kicked off, the home page of Asian Football Confederation viewed a post which praises the restart of Vietnam football.
In the afternoon of May 23rd, Vietnam football marks its restart after a long period of postponement due to Covid-19 pandemic. This is an extremely important event which causes a great reputation to the area’s football, while Asian insiders also have a high evaluation and are interested in matches of Vietnam football in this return.
Recently, the home page of AFC posted praises that Vietnam football returned last week with matches in National Cup. This is a milestone which makes Vietnam the first Southeast Asia country bringing football back after Covid-19 pandemic. AFC also expresses detailed fixtures as well as results of games kicked off on the 23rd and 24th of May.
AFC review details of the kicked-off matches: While Vietnam’s leading clubs, including Hanoi FC, do not have to play in the preliminary round, the Cup started on Saturday with a 2-0 win of DNH Nam Định over HAGL. Another V-League club Saigon FC are surprisingly eliminated by Bà Rịa Vũng Tàu defeat. An Giang overcome Long An through penalty shootouts after their 2-2 draw. Danang and Sông Lam Nghệ An in turn beat Huế and Bình Định.
The comeback of Vietnam football makes a major interest to the area and the continent’s football. Especially in the situation when some leagues have come back but with closed doors like K-League (South Korea), the event that National Cup allows audiences becomes a big difference and receives praises of the media in the continent.
Source – Bongdaplus.vn
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