HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- The 2008 Southeast Asian Women Football Championship opened in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam on Wednesday.
In the first day's matches, host Vietnam defeated defending champion Myanmar 3-1. Laos beat Indonesia 1-0.
Eight teams from Southeast Asia, along with Australian women football team, participated in the Championship. Group A sees teams from Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, host Vietnam and last year's champion Myanmar, while Group B comprises Australia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.The final match will take place on Oct. 20.