Thai women clinch World Cup ticket

Thai women clinch World Cup ticket

Thailand's women's football team scored a historic success by securing their first World Cup appearance with a nerve-shredding 2-1 win over Vietnam in the AFC Women's Cup yesterday.

The Thais clinched the fifth qualification spot for the Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada next year after a second-half brace from Kanchana Sangnguen helped them down bitter rivals Vietnam in the fifthplace playoff match.

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