Martin Lo (No 10) of Vietnam's U22 team runs away from Hong Kong's Kitchee players during their friendly on August 14. (Photo courtesy of VFF)


The match was part ofthe Vietnamese squad’s preparations for the 30th SoutheastAsian Games (SEA Games 30) to be held in the Philippines later this year.

After the first halfended goalless, Martin Lo opened the scoring for Vietnam from the penaltyspot in the 66th minute.

Nguyen Danh Trungmade it 2-0 from a free-kick eight minutes from the end.

Kitchee ofcoach Blaz Sliskovic are one of Hong Kong's leading clubs, with two localleague titles in the past three years. 

After the matchSliskovic said the Vietnamese side were too strong and on a different levelcompared to Kitchee.

He was also impressedby midfielder Martin Lo, calling him a good player with skills,speed, smart playing style and a promising future.

The Vietnameseplayers returned to their clubs on August 15 and will convene fortheir next training session in early September.-VNA