cafa u-19

Late point for Afghanistan in CAFA U-19 championship

Afghanistan’s U-19 National Football Team registered a point against Uzbekistan in the 2019 CAFA U-19 Championship match held in Tajikistan’s  Dushanbe after they were seen struggling at 2-0 by halftime but with an impressive recovery ended in a successive 2-2 draw which marked their second consecutive draw.

With this result, Uzbekistan is left with a single point for their first two matches. The equalizer by TareqMohammadi at the 86th minute assured that the points will be shared.

Uzbekistan displayed signs of trouble in the early stage but took the lead with BekzhodShamsiev’s short corner routine in the 10th minute followed with TakhirRafaelov’s second towards the end of the first half.

Afghanistan is scheduled to face Tajikistan which also happens to be the table-topper at the moment, whereas Uzbekistan will also face the tournament hosts in their next match.

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