Jordan, Saudi Arabia advance to WAFF U23 Championship final
Dammam: Hosts Saudi Arabia set up a meeting with Jordan in the final of the 2021 WAFF U23 Championship after contrasting semi-final victories on Sunday.
After a goalless first half, Khalid Al Ghannam’s 49th minute strike steered Saudi Arabia past Iraq at the Prince Mohamed bin Fahd Stadium while Jordan had it much easier, defeating Syria 5-2 to advance to Tuesday’s final.
Kuala Lumpur: Matchday Three of the AFC Asian Qualifiers – Road to Qatar concluded on Thursday with the six games seeing four home wins, a draw and an away victory, and there were talking points aplenty to discuss.
There was no change at the summit of the two groups as Islamic Republic of Iran and Australia continued their perfect starts to the campaign, while Korea Republic and Saudi Arabia strengthened their hold on second place in Groups A and B respectively. the-AFC.com takes a deeper look at what transpired across the continent on Thursday.