Afghanistan book a place in the 2019 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship

Afghanistan took early control of the game and went ahead through Seyed Hossein Mousavi’s brace in the 12th and 16th minutes to take a 2-0 lead into half-time.

Abdul Razaq Momrak’s side continued to pressure their opponents in the second half and scored their third goal after Farzad Mahmoodi found the net nine minutes after the restart.

Tajikistan conceded another five minutes before the final whistle after Hamid Reza Hossaini beat goalkeeper Sirojiddin Husaynov to put Afganistan 4-0 up. However, seconds later Nasikhov Eradzh’s charges grabbed a consolation through Rabijon Rabiev. 

Afghanistan joined the likes of Islamic Republic of Iran, Kyrgyz Republic, Japan and Chinese Taipei in the confirmed cast so far for the AFC U-20 Futsal Championship next year.

2019 AFC U-20 Futsal Championship

Afghanistan 4-1 Tajikistan


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