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Vietnam Hold Defending Champion Thailand To A 1-1 Draw


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 (Bernama) -- Defending women's football champion Thailand's hopes of clinching the gold medal today was halted by Vietnam after both teams were tied 1-1 at the Shah Alam Stadium, near here today.

The draw saw Thailand and Vietnam level on seven points.

Thailand will now have to wait until the final group match to decide the gold medal winner while Myanmar are almost assured of the bronze medal after beating the Philippines 6-0 in their final group match.

Vietnam took the lead in the 11th minute through Hai Yen Pham but Rattikan Thongsombut scored the equaliser in the 41st minute to keep Thailand's hopes of winning the gold medal alive.

-- BERNAMA