November 17, 2018

Afghanistan defeats Tajikistan in Under-16s football match

By Khaama Press - Sun Jul 08 2018, 10:19 am

The Afghanistan Under-16s Football National Team defeated Tajikistan during their second match in the Central Asian Under-16s Football Tournament.

The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) said the Afghan U-16s managed to secure a victory 1-0 over Tajikistan during the match on Saturday.

According to a statement released by AFF, the match was hosted by Uzbekistan and this was the first victory of the Afghan U-16s in the tournament after their defeat by their hosts Uzbekistan.

According to the Football Federation of Afghanistan, the Uzbekistan Under-16s football team defeated Afghanistan 4-1 during the opening match of the Afghan Under-16s in the tournament.

The Afghan Under-16s will face Kyrgyzstan during their third in Central Asian Under-16s Tournament on Monday.

The Afghan team had earlier left for Oman to participate in a 6-day training camp. They had also played two friendly matches with Oman in a bid to prepare for the Central Asian Tournament.

The Afghanistan Football Federation had earlier said that Afghanistan would face Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan during the Central Asian Under-16s Football Tournament.

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