Vietnam Stun Malaysia To Lift Merdeka Cup

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Vietnam lifted the Merdaka Cup on Saturday after a penalty shootout win over Malaysia in the final.

After the all five attempts from the spot from both teams were tied, Malaysia’s Norhafiz Zamani Misbah’s saw his kick saved.

Mai Tien Thanh became the hero for Vietnam when he converted his kick to end Malaysia’s reign as defending champions and when the shootout 6-5.

After playing out a 0-0 draw after 120 minutes of football, it was Vietnam who held their nerve.

Malaysia started as the favorites against the relatively young Vietnamese side, who were represented by their Under-23 players.

Vietnam managed to hold their own with a defensive approach, using only two men upfront largely throughout the match.A

lthough Malaysia dominated the proceedings, they failed to create many clear cut chances in front of strong 25,000 fans.

Malaysia had scored 18 goals, winning all matches before entering into the final whereas Vietnam had to come from behind twice to beat Sierra Leone 3-2 in penalty shoot-out in the semi-final.

Malaysia: Mohd Helmi Elias, Norhafiz Zamani Misbah, Mohd Zaquan Radzak (Hairuddin Omar), Mohd Zafuan Radzak, Mohd Safee Sali, Muhd Shukor Adan, Indra Putra Mahayuddin, Mohd Daudsu Jamaluddin (Mohd Khyril Muhymeen Zambri), Mohd Hardy Jaafar, Irwan Fadhli Idrus, Amirulhadi Zainal (Mohd Ashaari Samsuddin).

Vietnam: Bui Tan Truong, Nguyon Thanh Long Giang, Pham Minh Duc, Nguyen Tang Tuan (Trinh Quang Vinh), Hoang Nhat Nam (Nguyen Duc Thien), Hoang Dinh Tung, Houng Danh Ngoc, Le Van Duyet, Mai Xuan Hop, Nguyen Cong Huy, Phan Thanh Binh (Mai Tien Thanh).

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