- Ho Chi Minh City Club, Dong Thap's impressive first mactch10:21 | 22/01/2014
In the evening of January 20th, the opening ceremony of friendly tournament greeting new year 2014 happened at Thong Nhat stadium. This tournament will be taken place from January 20th to January 24th with 4 participants: Ho Chi Minh City Club, Dong Thap, Can Tho, Svayriengn (Cambodia).
According to Mr Tran Dinh Huan- general secretary of Ho Chi Minh City Football Federation: ” this tournament is meant to 3 internal teams as well as the Cambodia’s Svayrieng club. The first division league 2014 is going to kick off. Therefore, this time is preparation time for all members. Moreover, the friendship between two countries will be enclosed.”
In the first match, Dong Thap has impressed by 6-0 thrashing over Svayrieng Club. Coach Pham Cong Loc’s men played reasonably when attacking as well as defensing. In first half, defender David Annas scored two more goals in 39th minute and 44th minute. Moreover, entering the second half, Coach Pham Cong Loc’s players scored more 4 goals. Duc Loc ( 68′), Vinh Duc (75′) and David Annas with a hat-trick which set 6-0 victory for Dong Thap.
In the second round, Ho Chi Minh City Football Club was under estimated than Can Tho. Nevertheless, Coach Sudesh Sinsh’s players has won 2-1 over Can Tho. The unexpected thing is that there is no foreigner in Ho Chi Minh Football Club’s squad. This seemed to be the most impressive win of Ho Chi Minh football club since they got promotion.
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