Women basket ballers squeeze past Singapore

Ha Noi (VNA) – Viet Nam beat Singapore 74-71 in their fourth match at the Asian Women’s Backet-ball Championship on June 6. The Vietnamese women took the game to the Singaporean team from the outset, eventually taking the first set 21-20. But, Singapore came back strongly, winning the next two sets 16-14 and 21-20.

However, Viet Nam found their earlier form in the last set, winning 21-16.

The victory means Viet Nam, who have won two and lost two, are in fourth place in group B. India top the group with four wins.

Hosts the Republic of Korea lead group A also with four wins.

In group B Viet Nam are up against India, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Hong Kong and Uzberkistan.

The tournament ends o­n June 9.-Enditem