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Hanoi FC lift inaugural Vietnamese National Cup


Tam Ky: Hanoi FC came back from a goal down to beat Quang Nam FC 2-1 in the Vietnamese National Cup final on Thursday. 

In their fourth appearance in the final, a defensive mistake by Hanoi's Nguyen Thanh Chung saw him head in Nguyen Hong Son's free-kick to give Quang Nam the lead in a damp Tam Ky Stadium.

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Hanoi, the 2019 AFC Cup Inter-Zone finalists, came back stronger in the second half and skipper Nguyen Van Quyed equalised in the 68th minute with a left-footed strike into the bottom right corner of the net.

Having lifted the Super Cup earlier in the year and the V.League 1 title in September, Hanoi FC were determined to add more silverware to their trophy cabinet and Van Quyet turned provider in the 82nd minute, with French striker Ibou Kebe slotting slotting home the winning goal.

Photo: Hanoi FC

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