Pathum Thani: Islamic Republic of Iran advanced to the AFC U17 Asian Cup™ Thailand 2023 semi-finals with a 4-2 penalty shootout win over Yemen after the last eight tie ended 0-0 on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Arsha Shakouri was the hero, saving two of Yemen’s spot-kicks as Iran booked not only a last four meeting with either Japan or Australia but also their ticket to the FIFA U17 World Cup Indonesia 2023.
While it was a heartbreaking defeat for Yemen, Iran deserved the win based on the balance of play at the Thammasat Stadium.
Pathum Thani: It will be a battle of wits when Japan face Australia in the AFC U17 Asian Cup™ Thailand 2023 quarter-final at the Pathum Thani Stadium on Monday.
Japan are vying to become the first team to win a record-extending fourth title, having previously lifted the AFC U-16 Championship trophy in 1994, 2006, and 2018 while Australia are aiming to win their maiden crown.
Having advanced to the knockout stage from tough groups, at stake now is not only moving a step closer to winning the title but also sealing a place in the FIFA U17 World Cup Indonesia 2023 Finals.
Pathum Thani: Saudi Arabia's Nawaf Nasser Albishri and Uzbekistan's Sherzodbek Abdulboriev are determined to power their respective team's to victory when they face off in their AFC U17 Asian Cup Thailand 2023 quarter-final on Monday.
Victory will not only take the teams one step closer to the title but also confirm a spot in the FIFA U17 World Cup Indonesia 2023, something which both players are craving.
Pathum Thani: Shungo Sugiura’s immediate target is for Japan to secure qualification to the FIFA U17 World Indonesia 2023 as the East Asian side get set to take on Australia in their AFC U17 Asian Cup™ Thailand 2023 quarter-final on Monday.
Fabian Talladira, however, is determined to help Australia secure their first Asian title, with three semi-final finishes the best they have achieved since first competing in the tournament.
Vote for your Best Goal of the #AFCU17 Group Stage
Bangkok: The AFC U17 Asian Cup™ Thailand 2023 group stage drew to a close on Friday with eight teams advancing to the quarter-finals and eight sides heading home.
With some of Asia’s finest young talent from across the continent on display, there has been no shortage of great goals. We’ve selected 10 fantastic strikes and ask you, the fans, to decide which should be named the best of the group stage.
So, review our nominees below and cast your vote in the poll at the bottom of the article.