An astonishing start by Uzbekistan as they shock Nepal with a 14-1 victory
Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz Republic and Islamic Republic of Iran began their AFC Futsal Championship 2018 Qualifiers in spectacular fashion on Sunday.
Uzbekistan 14-1 Nepal
Nepal, the only South Zone representatives, made their futsal competitive debut with a 14-1 loss to Uzbekistan.
Dilshod Rahkmatov opened the scoring in the second minute, which led to subsequent goals from Farkhod Abdumavlyanov, Davron Choriev and Davronjon Abdurakhmonov in the first five minutes.
A minute later, Rakhmatov scored his second, before Artur Yunusov scored two goals in the 13th minute.
After the break, Rakhmatov completed his hat-trick 22 minutes in, while Suraj Raut scored Nepal's sole goal right after.
Choriev restored Uzbekistan's advantage two minutes later with his second goal, before Rakhamatov scored his fourth in the 33rd minute.
Khusniddin Nishonov added his name to the scoresheet and Nepal were pushed further back with an own goal from Saurabh Rakhal Magar.
Dilmurod Shavkatov scored twice in the final minutes to end proceedings at the Pour Sharifi Futsal Hall.