Eximbank Cup

Malaysia opened its campaign in the Eximbank Cup quadrangular in Ho Chi Minh City with a 2-1 defeat to hosts Vietnam at Thong Nhat Stadium.

Malaysia's only goal was contributed by attacker Norshahrul Idlan Talaha (picture), who narrowed the deficit a minute before the break after Vietnam had carved out a 2-0 lead. Earlier Iran and Singapore drew 1-1.

K. Rajagobal's lads will take on the Iranian Olympic team on Thursday, before ending their campaign against Singapore on Saturday.

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