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Asian Cup: Qatar beat neighbors UAE to book place in final

Qatar continued their unlikely run to the Asian Cup final with a 4-0 thrashing of the United Arab Emirates. Qatar have now scored 16 goals and conceded none in the tournament, and will face Japan in Friday’s final.Qatar will meet Japan in the Asian Cup final after a 4-0 thrashing of hosts United Arab Emirates …

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Asian Cup 2019: China survive scare to defeat Kyrgyzstan

China were forced to fight back from a first-half deficit against Kyrgyzstan in the Asian Cup. The favorites had to rely on two goalkeeping errors in the second period to seal a shaky 2-1 victory.Germany's Vitalij Lux was left ruing a number of missed chances as Kyrgyzstan missed out on causing yet another shock in …

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Asian Cup 2019: Late penalty rescues point for hosts UAE

Hosts United Arab Emirates looked to be falling to a shock opening day defeat to Bahrain until they won a controversial 88th minute penalty. Substitute Ahmed Khalil scored from the spot to rescue a point for his side.United Arab Emirates 1 – 1 Bahrain (Khalil 88' pen – Alromaihi 78') A dubious handball decision allowed …

Deutsche Welle

AFC official ‘happy’ to bar women spectators from stadia

By James M. Dorsey The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has dropped any pretention of standing up for universal standards for equality in sports by endorsing bans on women attending football matches in stadia. In doing so, the AFC has confirmed policies adopted by the Asian group, as well as world football body FIFA, that effectively …

Daily News Egypt

Setting benchmark in battle for statehood: Palestine in Asian Cup

By James M. Dorsey Palestine has set a new benchmark for nations like the Kurds and the Kosovars, who see football as a key part of their toolbox to achieve statehood, with its qualification for this month’s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup even if the Palestinian road to statehood is increasingly pockmarked by seemingly …

Daily News Egypt

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