LIVE Stream: 2020 AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers – Kyrgyz Republic vs UAE


United Arab Emirates (UAE) are taking on Kyrgyz Republic in their second outing in Group D of the 2020 AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers at the Shahid Dastgerdi Stadium in Tehran on Friday.

UAE, Nepal, hosts Iran and Kyrgyz Republic make up Group D of the qualification event for next year’s continental championship.Kyrgyzstan had suffered a 3-0 defeat to Iran in their opener while UAE had began their campaign with a 4-0 win against Nepal.

The 2020 AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers sees 46 teams from across Asia taking part in two zones — East and West. While the former has 21 teams, the latter has a pool of 25 teams. These teams have been divided into 11 groups with four teams each, apart from Group A and G, who have five nations each.

The 11 group winners will get a direct entry into the 2020 AFC U19 Championship to be held in Uzbekistan in October next year while the four best second-placed teams will also qualify.

Hosts Uzbekistan get a direct entry which means that if one of the qualified teams turn out to be the hosts, the fifth best second-placed side will qualify for the finals as well. Saudi Arabia are the defending champions of the AFC U-19 Championship.

Kyrgyz Republic vs UAE in the 2020 AFC U19 Championship Qualifiers will kick off at 7:15 PM HKT. You can watch the match LIVE right here.