Vietnam beat Nepal 5-1 in Olympic Paris qualifier

(VOVWORLD) -Striker Huynh Nhu scored twice to help Vietnam beat hosts Nepal 5-1 in their opening game of the first qualifying round of Olympic Paris 2024 on Wednesday.  

Vietnam beat Nepal 5-1 in Olympic Paris qualifier  - ảnh 1Vietnam beat Nepal 5-1 in Olympic Paris qualifier. (Photo: NFA)

The first half saw Vietnamese women completely control the game and create more scoring chances.

Receiving the ball from Tuyet Dung in the 11th minute, Hai Yen jumped to head home, giving Vietnam ahead.

Huynh Nhu extended Vietnam’s lead from a penalty kick before Bich Thuy earned another goal for Vietnam from a Nepalese defender’s own goal.

Nepalese women carved out several chances but failed to defeat Vietnamese goalkeeper Khong Thi Hang.

Three minutes into the second half, striker Huynh Nhu taking advantage of Hoang Thi Loan’s precise cross from the left side, headed home, sending the ball into the far corner of the goal.

10 minutes before the last whistle, from a smart slit of her teammate, Bhandari crossed the penalty box and defeated goalkeeper Khong Thi Hang.

However, Thanh Nha had a very long shot with her left foot in the extra time, putting the ball into the top corner of the goal, clinching a 5-1 victory for Vietnam.

The two teams are scheduled to play again on Saturday.

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