Palestine makes history and qualifies for the round of 16 of the Asian Cup

In the midst of a geopolitical conflict, the Palestine team made history and secured the country’s best campaign in the Asian Cup; check out

This Tuesday, the 23rd, football had another exciting story being written in its history. A Palestinewhich has competed in official competitions since 1998, managed to qualify for the round of 16 of the Asian Cup for the first time after a thrilling 3-0 victory against Hong Kong.

The Palestinians reached the last round of the group stage in a very complicated situation. In addition to needing to win their match, the team would have to hope for a combination of results to advance in the competition. Therefore, after the final whistle, players, coaching staff and fans celebrated the historic moment in the Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadiumin Qatar.

In a group with Will, United Arab Emirates It is Hong Kong, Palestine had four points, with one defeat, one draw and a single victory. As a result, the team was in third place in the group, but qualified due to the competition regulations, which allow the four best third places to advance.

At the moment, the bracket has not yet been defined for the Palestinians to discover their opponents in the round of 16, but they have another unusual presence in the phase. Just like Palestine, Syria guaranteed a place after the group stage for the first time in the Asian Cup, after against Indiawith a score of 1 to 0.

More details of Palestine’s celebration after the final whistle of the game against Hong Kong (Credit: Getty Images)

Source: sportbuzz

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