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Kuwait beat Saudi Arabia to advance to Under-23 Asian Cup (Video)

Kuwait beat Saudi Arabia to advance to Under-23 Asian Cup (Video)

The Kuwaiti national team qualified for the final of the AFC U-23 Cup by beating its rival Saudi Arabia 2-1 in the second round of Group D of the 2022 AFC U-23 Cup qualifiers today, Saturday.

The Saudi team scored the first goal in the 26th minute with the signature of Fras Al-Breikan, but the Kuwait Blue scored two goals in the 52nd and 56th minutes with Eid al-Rashidi and Yusuf al-Rashidi.


There was a clash between the two teams at the last moment of the match.

The win lifted Kuwait’s lead to 6 points, with Youssef Aid al-Rashidi scoring 1-0 in the first match against Bangladesh.

For the Saudis, there is a point in the draw with Uzbekistan 2-2 in the first round.

Kuwait will play Uzbekistan in the third round and Saudi Arabia will play Bangladesh in the third round.


Sheikh Ahmed Al-Youssef Al-Sabah, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kuwait Football Association, congratulated the Olympic team players, technical, administrative and medical organizations and Al-Azrak fans on their continued qualification for the Olympic team. Asian Cup finals in Uzbekistan U-23.

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