Charyyev dedicates triumph to Turkmenistan teammates
Tashkent: Matchwinner Teymur Charyyev thanked his teammates for their contribution after Turkmenistan defeated Islamic Republic of Iran 2-1 in Group A of the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 on Saturday.
Arzuvguly Sapargulyyev cancelled out Iran’s opener to level the score going into the break before Charyyev’s stunning strike in the second half sealed a historic win for Turkmenistan on their tournament debut.
Turkmenistan’s Agamyradov hails players, IR Iran’s Mahdavikia left disappointed
Tashkent: Ahmet Agamyradov was all smiles after Turkmenistan stunned Islamic Republic of Iran 2-1 in Group A of the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 on Saturday.
Turkmenistan fell behind to Alireza Bavieh’s opener but Agamyradov’s men struck back from the penalty spot through Arzuvguly Sapargulyyev to level the tie going into the break before Teymur Charyyev came off the bench to seal the vital three points.
Turkmenistan are second in Group A, three points behind leaders Uzbekistan while Iran and Qatar are on one point.
Kapadze: Uzbekistan’s focus reason for impressive victory against Qatar
Tashkent: Head coach Timur Kapadze was the architect behind Uzbekistan’s 6-0 win over Qatar on Matchday Two of the AFC U23 Asian Cup™ 2022, as the hosts thoroughly dismantled their Group A rivals to become the first team to qualify for the quarter-finals.
Five different scorers and an own goal saw Uzbekistan cruise to an emphatic victory to secure a top spot finish with a match to spare.
Jordan’s Hayel salutes Aburiziq’s goalscoring streak, Abdulaziz left to reflect Kuwait’s loss
Qarshi: Jordan head coach Ahmad Hayel hailed his players resolve to crack open Kuwait’s defensive backline in their AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 on Saturday, an important win which kept them in the race for a quarter-final berth.
Kuwait defended in numbers for over an hour, relying on rare counterattacks to catch Jordan by surprise but the latter found a breakthrough through their in-form striker Mohammed Aburiziq, the second time in as many games in their Group B campaign.
Qarshi: Forward Alou Kuol rated his ‘scorpion goal’ against Iraq as one of his best, and it couldn’t have come at a more crucial moment with Australia down to 10 men in their AFC U23 Asian Cup™ Uzbekistan 2022 Group B encounter on Saturday.
The lanky player, who plays for Germany’s SV Sandhausen, was running towards Joshua Rawlin’s cross but as the ball’s path was slightly behind him, Kuol acrobatically connected with his back heel to put his team ahead before the break.