Juniors of Turkmenistan will not take part in the Asian Championship-2018 qualification
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DUSHANBE, 25.08.2017 /NIAT Khovar/. The junior football team of Turkmenistan (U-16), which took in early July the third place at the Hissar International Tournament CAFA U-15 Boys Tournament 2017, refused to take part in the Asian Championship-2018 qualification in group B to be held in Tajikistan.
According to the press service of the Football Federation of Tajikistan, in connection with the refusal of Turkmenistan to take part in the Asian Championship-2018 qualification, the Asian Football Confederation changed the terms of the competition in group B, where now there will compete not 5 but 4 teams. The qualification will not be held on September 16- 24, as it was planned earlier, but on September 20- 24. All matches will be held at the Hissar Central Stadium, which seats 20 thousand spectators.
We will recall that in the Asian Championship � 2018 qualification, Tajik junior team will play in Group B against the teams of Syria (September 20), Maldives (September 22) and Oman (September 24).
The winners of 10 groups and 5 teams, ranked second in their groups with the best results, will advance to the final part of the Asian Championships to be held September 20 to October 7 next year in Malaysia.
Source: National information agency of Tajikistan