“Istiqlol” beat “Altyn Asyr”, advanced to the AFC Cup-2017 next round

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DUSHANBE, 01.06.2017 /NIAT Khovar/. Five-time champion of Tajikistan � Dushanbe's FC Istiqlol defeating Turkmen Altyn Asyr (1:0) in the final match of the AFC Cup-2017 group stage, ranked first place in group D and advanced to the next round of the tournament, where will play in the inter-zonal play-off semi-finals.

According to the press service of the Football Federation of Tajikistan, the match was played on May 31 at the Dushanbe Central stadium. The only goal of the match was scored in added time (90+2) by forward Dilshod Vosiev.

In six matches played in the group stage the wards of Muhsin Muhammadiev scored 5 wins and only one draw, gaining a total of 16 points.

The rival of the champion of Tajikistan in the next round of the AFC Cup-2017 can be Bengaluru (India), 25th April (North Korea) or the winner of the match Home United (Singapore) � Ceres (Philippines). Inter-zonal play-off semi-finals draw of the AFC Cup 2017 will take place on June 6 in Kuala Lumpur. The first matches of this stage of the tournament will be held on August 22-23 and the return legs on September 12-13.

Source: National information agency of Tajikistan