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Thailand beat Cambodia in penalty shootout in semis
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Thailand beat Cambodia in penalty shootout in semis

Phnom Penh, Feb 25: Thailand beat Cambodia 5-3 in penalty shootout in the semi-finals of the Asian U22 Championship here on Sunday.

Thailand will face Indonesia, which defeated Vietnam 1-0 in the other semi earlier of the day, in the final on Tuesday. Neither side scored in the regular 90-minute game and the extra time ended by 0-0 too before Thailand won the penalty shootout.

In the other match, Luthfi Kamal Baharsyah emerged as the hero for Indonesia as he hit the only goal of the match on a free kick in the 70th minute.

Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Timor-Leste, competed in the tournament, which is slated on February 17-26 at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. (UNI-XINHUA)