Jockey Club International Youth Invitational Football Tournament - Match Day 1

2019-04-19

Jockey Club International Youth Invitational Football Tournament 2019 went underway on Easter Friday in Po Kong Village Road Park Artificial Turf Football Pitch. Hong Kong Under-18 Representative Team got off to a rough start in this year’s tournament, dropping 0:2 against Myanmar Under-18 National Team.

In the morning, Hong Kong Under-18 Representative Team faced off against Myanmar Under-18 National Team. The visitors drew first blood of the game on the 39th minute, as Zaw Win Thein’s goal gifted his side a well-deserved lead. Right before the half-time whistle, Myanmar Under-18 National Team quickly netted another goal, as Saw Kyaw Ae made it 0:2 for the visitors heading into the break.

In the second-half, Hong Kong Under-18 Representative Team tried to mount a comeback but could not breakdown the Myanmar Under-18 National Team’s defense. The score stood towards the final whistle, as Hong Kong Under-18 Representative Team dropped a 0:2 decision to Myanmar Under-18 National Team.

On the other pitch at the same venue, Bui Tien Sing’s penalty-goal deep in stoppage time proved to be the difference of the game, as Vietnam Under-18 National Team edged Singapore Under-18 National Team by 1:0.