Qualifiers - Group C: Japan turn on the power against Guam, Yemen eliminate Laos
Vientiane: Kanta Chiba scored six times as Japan flexed their muscles against Guam to emerge 9-0 winners, while Yemen edged Laos 2-1 to secure their first win in Group C of the AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 Qualifiers on Wednesday.
The result makes it two wins out of two for the Samurai Blue as they sit comfortably at the top of the standings.
Yemen, meanwhile, survived a late Laos revival to bounce back into contention.
Qualifiers - Group E: Korea Republic shine against Sri Lanka; Malaysia, Mongolia share spoils
Ulaanbaatar: Korea Republic defeated Sri Lanka 6-0, while Malaysia fought back to earn a 1-1 draw against Mongolia in Group E of the AFC U20 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2023 Qualifiers at the MFF Stadium on Wednesday.
The resounding win gives Korea Republic an early advantage with only the top team from the group assured of a place in Uzbekistan 2023.