Qualifiers - Group I: Korea Republic through, Myanmar get consolation
Yangon: Korea Republic clinched top spot in Group I after defeating China PR 4-1, while Myanmar cruised to a 8-0 win over Singapore in AFC U-19 Championship Uzbekistan 2020 Qualifying on Sunday.
Korea Republic secured the only automatic spot available for qualification in Group I following their third consecutive win as they finished three points above China PR, who finished second ahead of Myanmar and Singapore.
Qualifiers - Group F: Saudi Arabia reach Finals despite Uzbekistan late show
Al Khobar: Saudi Arabia qualified for next year’s AFC U-19 Championship Finals despite a late recovery from 10-man Uzbekistan, who pushed the group hosts all the way in 1-1 draw at Prince Saud Bin Jalawi Stadium on Sunday.
The Central Asians, who qualify automatically as hosts of the 2020 Finals, were a goal and a man down at half-time, but they found an unlikely equaliser through Jasurbek Jaloliddinov to finish second on goal difference on seven points.
Earlier, Afghanistan rounded out their campaign with an impressive 3-0 victory against India.
Group D: IR Iran confirm qualification with UAE win
Tehran: Islamic Republic of Iran qualified for AFC U-19 Championship Uzbekistan 2020 as group winners, confirming their place among Asia’s elite with a 2-0 win over United Arab Emirates at PAS Stadium on Sunday.
Iran, UAE and Kyrgyz Republic all came into Matchday Three still in contention, but Iran’s win and Kyrgyz Republic’s 0-0 draw with Nepal meant the group hosts booked their ticket to the Finals.