Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Republic of Iran, Japan and Uzbekistan booked their spots in the AFC U17 Asian Cup™ 2023 Finals as Matchday Four of the Qualifiers concluded on Friday.
Japan defeated Syria 3-0 to secure an unassailable lead of nine points in Group A while Iran confirmed the Group I top spot with a 4-0 win over Kyrgyz Republic. Uzbekistan were the first team to book their place in the Finals, defeating Korea Republic 3-2 in a thrilling contest to finish top of Group J.
Thirteen more places are up for grabs, with the 10 group winners and six best runners-up to qualify for the Finals, setting the stage for an exciting Matchday Five on Sunday. Stay updated on the results and reports with the-AFC.com.