Taiwan victorious over Hong Kong

Taipei Times
Date:  Apr 01, 2015
By: Jason Pan  /  Staff reporter

Taiwan’s under-23 (U23) men’s soccer team salvaged some pride yesterday with an

Taiwan attacker Wen Chih-hao, left, celebrates after scoring against Hong Kong in their Asian Football Confederation under-23 qualifying game at the Kaohsiung National Stadium yesterday.  Photo: Lin Tsung-wei, Taipei Times

Taiwan attacker Wen Chih-hao, left, celebrates after scoring against Hong Kong in their Asian Football Confederation under-23 qualifying game at the Kaohsiung National Stadium yesterday. Photo: Lin Tsung-wei, Taipei Times

international victory, beating Hong Kong 2-0 at the Kaohsiung National Stadium in the final match of the Asian Football Confederation U23 qualifying group. However, the result was not enough to help the team advance.

Australia proved they are the strongest team in Group F by hammering Myanmar 5-1 in the early game in a match between two previously unbeaten sides.

The U23 Socceroos top the group, followed by Myanmar, who had two wins and a loss, with both advancing to the next round at the expense of Taiwan and Hong Kong.     [FULL  STORY]

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