Uzbekistan advanced to semifinals of the AFC U-19 Championship and sealed its berth in the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which will be held in New Zealand in 2015.
In the quarterfinals of the AFC U-19 Championship, Ravshan Haydarov’s side defeated Thailand with the score 2-1.
Zabihullo Urinboev opened the score on 6 minutes. After 16 minutes, he recorded a brace. Uzbekistan had chances to increase the lead, but could not convert them into goals.
After the restart of the match, Chenrop Samphaodi scored for Thailand. Both teams created many chances to score, but the score did not change.
Uzbekistan will face North Korea in the semifinals of the tournament, which will be held on 20 October 2014.
Uzbekistan also booked tickets to the FIFA U-20 World Cup, which will be held in New Zealand in 2015.