World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Qatar beats Hong Kong 3-2

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KOWLOON, Sep. 8, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Qatar defeated Hong Kong by a score of 3-2 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night at the Mong Kok Stadium in Kowloon.

Qatar dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Boudiaf in the 22nd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Qataris further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Hassan '62 and Musa '84).

The result put the Qatari top of Group C with 9 points. Hong Kong is third with 7 points. In their next game, Qatar will meet second-placed China at the Mong Kok Stadium on October 8, while Hong Kong will face Bhutan.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group C

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Overview

Hong Kong at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)

Qatar at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 11 participations in the qualifications (first in 1978)
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Hong Kong
2:3
Qatar
2:3 (0:1)
  • 8 September 2015
  • 20:00
  • Kowloon

Second Round Group C

TeamPts
Qatar9
China7
Hong Kong7
Maldives0
Bhutan0

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