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Malaysia Suffer Third Straight Defeat In AFF Women’s Football Championship

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KUALA LUMPUR: The national women’s football squad suffered their third consecutive defeat in as many matches to complete their disastrous outing in the 2015 AFF Women’s Football Championship in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Mohd Asyraaf Abdullah’s charges who have been dumped out of contention were mauled 0-4 by Myanmar in their last Group B match at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Vietnam, last night, as quoted in the AFF website; www.aseanfootball.org.

For the record, Malaysia lost 0-3 to the Philippines in the opening tie on Saturday before Vietnam whipped them 7-0 in their second match two days later.

The win saw Myanmar accompany Vietnam after both teams finished in first and second spots in Group B.

Vietnam, the two-time champion, extended their unbeaten run in the tournament by defeating the Philippines 4-0 in another Group B match which was held earlier at the same venue.

Myanmar will face Group A champion Australia which is represented by the Under-20 squad while Vietnam will take on Thailand who emerged as Group A runner-up.

– BERNAMA

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