ASIAD 2018: Foreign news outlets hail Vietnamese squad’s brave runThough the Olympic Vietnam squad lost 1 – 3 to the Republic of Korea in the ASIAD 2018 men’s football semifinals on August 29 but they have left great impression on international media with their fighting spirit until the last minute. The Olympic Vietnam squad lost 1 – 3 to the Republic of Korea in the ASIAD 2018 men’s football semifinals on August 29 but their run has been lauded by international media. On its Twitter account, the Asian Football Federation (@theafcdotcom) described Vietnam’s journey in the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia as “excellent”. The Fox Sport Asia ran a story on August 29 entitled “Vietnam’s brave run ended by Korea Republic,” saying “Vietnam’s inspirational run at Asian Games 2018 finally came to an end” as the RoK advanced to the final. Against a team like the RoK, “the Vietnamese refused to give in and actually created a number of good openings, but were just lacking that extra bit of quality,” it said.
Source: VietNamNet News August 31, 2018 09:33 UTC