Yemen wins West Asia Junior football championship

Yemen wins West Asia Junior football championship

The Yemeni team was officially crowned the champion of the West Asian Junior Cup 2021, after winning a victory over the Saudi team on penalties.

The original time ended with a 1-1 draw, as Muhammad al-Barwani advanced with a goal for Yemen in the 46th minute, but Muhammad Al-Essa snatched an equaliser for the Saudi team in the 92nd minute.

The two teams went to penalty kicks, which the Yemeni team settled in its favour, with a final score of 4-3.

Yemen qualified for the final of the tournament, after beating its Syrian counterpart 2-1 on Saturday, whereas Saudi Arabia’s juniors reached the final after beating the UAE with 3-0.

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