Qualifiers - Group A: Kuwait hold Jordan, Tajikistan sizzle
Zarqa City: Kuwait bounced back from their heavy defeat on Matchday Three to hold Jordan to a 1-1 draw, while Tajikistan strolled to a 7-0 victory over Nepal in Group A of the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 Qualifiers at the Prince Mohammad International Stadium on Friday.
Jordan were the raging favourites, having beaten Nepal and Sri Lanka by 7-0 margins, while Kuwait came into the match having suffered a 9-0 defeat to 2018 runners-up Tajikistan on Wednesday.
Tajikistan, meanwhile, showed their goal scoring prowess again on Friday and the 2018 AFC U-16 Championship runners-up only have to avoid defeat against Jordan on Sunday to qualify for the 2020 Finals.
Qualifiers - Group G: China PR, Indonesia in decider
Jakarta: China PR and Indonesia collected three more valuable points in Group G of the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 Qualifiers, after beating Northern Mariana Islands (NMI) and Brunei Darussalam respectively on Friday.
Indonesia turned on the power in the second half to beat Brunei 8-0, while China were unstoppable as they found the back of the net 15 times against NMI to top the group with nine points on goal difference.
The two will face off in the final Group G tie on Sunday for the automatic ticket to the Finals.