Many people went to Ho Chi Minh City’s Phan Dinh Phung Stadium yesterday to enjoy the qualifying matches of the 2007 Robot Vietnam Badminton Challenge.
|Van Tuan Kiet is one of the five Vietnamese badminton players move to second round|
The audience was pleased when five out of the following round’s eight spots in the men’s single event went to five Vietnamese competitors.
Do Nguyen Thien trounced countryman Nguyen Tien Hung 2 – 0, while Bui Quang Tuan defeated Widianto Riky from Singapore 2 – 1.
Nguyen Nhan Manh captured a spot after beating Duong Nguyen Nhan Hoa.
Nguyen Quang Phong defeated Phan Ngoc Thiet 2 – 1 and Van Tuan Kiet beat Singapore’s Koh Yan Sen to cruise past the first round.
Vietnamese badminton star Nguyen Tien Minh, will meet Malaysia’s Syed Mustakim to day in his hotly anticipated first match.