Palestine pound Pakistan 5-1 in AFC U19 qualifiers

Palestine pound Pakistan 5-1 in AFC U19 qualifiers

Muscat: Palestine stormed to the top of Group A of the AFC U-19 Championship Uzbekistan 2020 with an emphatic win over Pakistan while Kuwait and Iraq settled for a point each on Sunday.

Palestine, who defeated hosts Oman 1-0 on Friday, beat Pakistan 5-1 while Kuwait and Iraq took a point each after a 1-1 draw.

Iraq will play Pakistan on Tuesday while Kuwait will face Oman at the Seed Sports Stadium.

Pakistan 1-5 Palestine

Forward Reebal Dahamshi starred with a hat-trick and midfielder Khalied scored two as Palestine defeated Pakistan 5-1.

Dahamshi scored in the 13th and 26th minutes to give Palestine a comfortable looking lead only for Muhammad Waheed to narrow the deficit in the 30th minute.

Palestine, however, were fully in control in the second half as Alnabrisi widened their lead a minute into the restart.

Dahamshi completed his hat-trick in the 65th minute and Alnabrisi sealed an emphatic win for Palestine eight minutes later to take his team to the top of Group A.

Published on, 24 November 2019