Right after the Vietnamese Olympic football squad won a ticket to the semifinals of the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 on August 27, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent his warm congratulations to them.
The Vietnamese delegation brought home two silver and two bronze medals on August 24 – the sixth competition day at the ongoing Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 23, ranking 16th in the medal tally.
The Vietnam Olympic team made history with its first entrance into the ASIAD quarter-finals after winning 1- 0 against Bahrain during the last stages of the 16-team knockout round for the men’s football of the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018 in Indonesia on August 23.
Although the Vietnam national sports delegation has not earned any gold medals, yet so far at the Asian Games (ASIAD 2018) but Vietnamese athletes continue trying all efforts to make outstanding achievements for the country.
The Vietnam Television Corporation (VTC), a subordinate unit of the Radio Voice of Vietnam (VOV), on August 21 announced that it has earned the right to broadcast all sporting events within the Asian Games (ASIAD) 2018.