Lebanese women overtake the UAE in the Asian Cup qualifiers | sports


The Lebanese national team defeated its UAE counterpart 1-0 at Dolin Omarzakov Stadium in Bishkek, in the second round of Group D competitions of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifiers in India.
The goal was scored by Cynthia Salha in the 3 + 45 minute.
The President of the Lebanese Football Association, Engineer Hashem Haidar, called the head of the team’s delegation in Kyrgyzstan and the head of the women’s football committee in the federation, Asaad Sablini, congratulating the victory and wishing the national team success in the next match.
In turn, Siblini pointed out that the victory is very valuable and is the result of little preparation accompanied by great difficulties, in addition to the average age of the Lebanese women’s team, which is very small compared to other teams.
The third round of group competitions will be held next Sunday, when Lebanon meets Guam at Dolin Omarzakov Stadium.
Myanmar leads the group standings with 3 points from one match, with a difference in matches and goals against Lebanon and the UAE, while Guam’s balance is still devoid of points.
The Lebanese team started the match well, and pressed the Emirates goal, as the team sought to achieve a victory that kept its hopes in the competition.
Despite the Lebanese attempts during the first half, this half did not witness dangerous chances in front of the goal.
The Lebanese team succeeded in opening the scoring at the beginning of the second half after a series of passes before the ball reached Salha (18 years old) inside the area to shoot out of the reach of goalkeeper Badriya Issa. Iskandar from a distance, which passed near Al-Qaim (63).
The first place in each of the eight groups in the qualifiers gets the ticket to qualify for the finals.
Source: “The Brigade” website


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