The Yemeni junior team loses to Iraq in the opening of the West Asian Federation Championship

The Iraqi junior team won this evening against our national team by two goals to one in the first meeting in the first group of the West Asian Federation Championship.

The match kicked off at 6:00 p.m., Sana’a time, today, Tuesday, 6/21-2022, at Aqaba Stadium in the Jordanian city of Aqaba, in the group that also includes Jordan and Amman.

The Iraqi team advanced with two goals before reducing the difference to the Yemeni team in the second half.

And the coach of the Yemeni national team for juniors, Qais Muhammad Saleh, had confirmed before the start of the tournament that: “Our goal is to preserve the title, despite our knowledge of the existence of strong and competitive teams, and the main goal is to qualify for the 2023 Asian Cup.”

The match between Yemen and Iraq was broadcast on several channels, including Jordan Sports, Al-Muntaqbal channel and Al-Iraqiya Sport channel.

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