Before the men’s soccer final SEA Games 31 On the evening of May 22 at My Dinh Stadium, the official account of the Football Federation of Thailand (FAT) on Twitter posted the status line: ‘HCV is going home!’, but unfortunately U.23 Vietnam won 1-0.
Striker’s only goal Nham Manh Dung at 83 minutes helped U.23 Vietnam Defeat your opponent! U.23 Thailand 1-0 at My Dinh Stadium on the evening of May 22. Thereby, continuing to hold the title of SEA Games men’s football with the second consecutive gold medal.
FAT’s tweet didn’t come true
This achievement also helps U.23 Vietnam in 2022 to avenge their seniors at the 2003 SEA Games when they lost 1-2 to Thailand U.23 at My Dinh Stadium in the final with a golden goal in extra time.
This loss also shattered FAT’s ambition to win all 4 gold medals in men’s and women’s football and men’s and women’s futsal, when only half of the goal was achieved (winning men’s and women’s futsal gold). While in men’s and women’s football, the representatives of Thailand lost to Vietnam with the same score 0-1 in the final.
Meanwhile, the Thai press was also in a state of disappointment when the newspaper Thairath The match report must say: “It’s all over, U.23 Thailand lost to host U.23 Vietnam 0-1”.
Nham Manh Dung’s goal helped the SEA Games men’s football gold medal stay in Vietnam
There are sheets left SMMSPORT wrote: “Kawin (Thailand U.23 goalkeeper) threw himself all the way, but could not stop Nham Manh Dung’s dangerous header. The goal in the 83rd minute defeated all hopes of Thailand U.23. Host U.23 Vietnam is once again crowned at the SEA Games.”