Team Myanmar face big loss to Saudi Arabia in U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers

Host Saudi Arabia beat team Myanmar 5-0 in the Group A of the 2023 AFC U-20 Asian Cup Qualifiers yesterday.
The Myanmar team tried their best for their last hope of qualifying, but they faced a big loss as they had differences with the Asian powerhouse Saudi Arabia.
Myanmar has already lost the chance to qualify, but they still have to play the final match against the Maldives team.
Team Myanmar played with most of their core players, but they conceded four goals even in the first half.
Winning goals for Saudi were scored by Raddit at 17 and 45+5 minutes, Najadit at 24 minutes, Ora Yari at 35 minutes, and Jiwara at 83 minutes respectively.
The fourth goal scored near the end of the first half was a penalty kick.
Saudi Arabia, China, Myanmar, the Maldives and Uzbekistan are participating in Group A, but Uzbekistan will host the final tournament and will only count the results of the remaining four teams to qualify as they have already qualified.
After the previous matches, Saudi Arabia and China are competing to win the qualifiers with six points each, and Myanmar and the Maldives, who lost both matches, have lost the right to win the qualifiers.
Myanmar will take on the Maldives whereas host Saudi Arabia will play against China on 19 September for their decisive match. — Ko Nyi Lay/GNLM

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