During the match between Vietnam and Thailand

In the first leg, Vietnam lost 1-2 to Thailand. Therefore, in the decisive match on April 30, Vietnamese players showed their highest resolve.

In the first-half of the match, Vietnamese players tried their best to equalize the score after being led 0-4. In the last four minutes of the first-half, the Vietnamese team created an advantage with four points higher than the Thai team.

In the second-half, Vietnamese players showed off their skills, confirming their No.1 position in Asia. Vietnam got 22 points while Thailand gained only 18 points.

As the Asian champion, Vietnam’s women’s handball team advanced to the world championship in 2022, scheduled to take place in Greece in June this year.

In 2018, Vietnamese handball players had a historic victory over New Zealand, ranking ninth and becoming the best-ranked Asian women’s team at the world  championship. 

Translated by Mai Huong