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Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

By Quynh Tran   May 6, 2022 | 07:47 am PT
Thousands of fans on HCMC's Nguyen Hue walking street burst with joy when Vietnam win 3-0 against Indonesia in the opening game of SEA Games 31 Friday night.
Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

From 6 p.m., thousands of people gathered onNguyen Hue walking street, District 1 to watch the game between Vietnam and Indonesia. In this area, five large LED screens were set up to serve the fans.

Watching football games of Vietnam on the street is an activity that often attracts many local people. However, the acitivity has been postponed over the past two years due to Covid-19. The last time this street hosted a football screening event is in SEA Games 2019.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

People on the street can feel the vibrant atmosphere of thousands of fans in Viet Tri Stadium, northern Phu Tho province, through large screens.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

Five-year-old Huynh in a shirt with his flag and horn.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

Nguyen Van Phong (red shirt) celebrated the opening goal of Vietnam in the second half.

“The game with Indonesia was tough but I believed that the team would win and creat a great advantage to get past the group stage,” Phong said.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

Like Phong, many other fans were excited when Vietnam got the first goal, scored by forward Nguyen Tien Linh.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

At 8 p.m., there were barely any space in the walking street.

Fans explode with Vietnam’s victory over Indonesia

The game eventually ended with two more goals for Vietnam and the fans chanted “Vietnam are champions” on the street after the final whistle.

 
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