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Jordan plays Myanmar in U-22 Asian championship

By JT - Jan 14,2014 - Last updated at Jan 14,2014

AMMAN — The national U-22 football team plays Myanmar on Wednesday with eyes set on advancing to Round 2 in the inaugural Asian Football Confederation U-22 Championship currently under way in Muscat, Oman.

Jordan held South Korea 1-1 in the opening Group A match before beating hosts Oman 1-0.

The Kingdom now only needs one point from today’s match while Oman takes on South Korea in the other match. South Korea leads Group A after they beat Myanmar 3-0 while Oman beat Myanmar 4-0.

Local Arabic dailies quoted head coach Islam Diyabat conveying FIFA Vice President and Jordan Football Association President HRH Prince Ali’s appreciation to the squad after their impressive performance against South Korea.

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