Emirates News Agency – Saudi National Olympic Team crowned 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup champs

TASHKENT, 19th June, 2022 (WAM) — The Saudi National Football Olympic Team won today the 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup in Uzbekistan, for the first time in their history.

The Greens won the Asian title, after beating Uzbekistan 2-0 at 2022 AFC U-23 Cup Final at the Milliy Stadium in Tashkent, in the .

Ahmed Al-Ghamdi scored the first goal in the 49th minute, with a brilliant assist from Hamad Al-Yami. Al-Ghamdi received the ball and sent a direct shot from outside the penalty area, to settle the ball in the right corner.

Firas Al-Buraikan added the second goal for the Saudi team in the 74th minute, after receiving a pass from Turki Al-Ammar, sending a direct shot into the penalty area, settling the ball in the left corner.


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