Thursday, March 29, 2007

Match Day 3 of Asian U-23 Olympic 2nd round

After Match Day 3 of the Asian second round qualifying for the Olympic Football Tournament Beijing 2008, only Japan and South Korea remain with a perfect record. The top two teams from each of the six groups will advance to the final rounds which will be played in three groups of four teams each between 22 August and 21 November 21 to decide the three Asian teams to accompany hosts China.

Group A: Kuwait beat hosts Pakistan 3-0 and Bahrain beat Qatar 4-2. Group B: Japan beat Syria 3-0 and Malaysia beat hosts Hong Kong 1-0. Group C: Oman beat Vietnam 3-1 and Lebanon beat hosts Indonesia 2-1. Group D: Australia beat Saudi Arabia 2-0 and Iran and Jordan played out a goalless draw. Group E: North Korea beat hosts India 2-0 and Iraq drew with Thailand 1-1 in a game played in Jordan. Group F: South Korea beat Uzbekistan 2-0 and UAE beat hosts Yemen 2-1.

Standings:

Group A: 1. Kuwait 7, 2. Bahrain 6, 3. Qatar 4, 4. Pakistan 0
Group B: 1. Japan 9, 2. Syria 6, 3. Malaysia 3, 4. Hong Kong 0
Group C: 1. Oman 6, 2. Vietnam 6, 3. Lebanon 6, 4. Indonesia 0
Group D: 1. Saudi Arabia 6, 2. Australia 5, 3. Jordan 2, 4. Iran 2
Group E: 1. North Korea 7, 2. Iraq 5, 3. Thailand 4, 4. India 0
Group F: 1. South Korea 9, 2. Uzbekistan 6, 3. UAE 3, 4. Yemen 0

The next Match Day is on 18 April 2007

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