Nghe An books U21 final round berth

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Group B hosts Nghe An booked a berth in the National Under-21 Football Tournament'S final round after thrashing THE People's Police squad 4-0 at Vinh Stadium on Monday.

Nghe An, who won the Thanh Nien-sponsored U.21 national football championship for three consecutive years from 2000 to 2002, finished on top of Group B with 9 points.

In the decisive game against People's Police, Nghe An dominated the match throughout the 90 minutes and won the match with goals scored by Trong Hoang, Quang Tinh, The Cuong and Ngoc Son.

In other Group B matches, Hoa Phat Hanoi, who had the best chance to fight for the top spot, were held 1-1 by Hai Phong Cement while Ha Tinh upset Viettel 6-1.

With 8 points, Ha Tinh snatched second place, followed by Hoa Phat Hanoi with seven points, Viettel and Hai Phong Cement with five points each and People's Police came in last with three points.

In Group F matches played in Kien Giang Province, Can Tho upset big rivals Dong Thap 1-0 while hosts Kien Giang beat Vinh Long 2-0.

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