World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Hong Kong defeats Maldives 1-0

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MALé, Nov. 12, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Hong Kong defeated the Maldives by a score of 1-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday afternoon at the Rasmee Dhandu National Stadium in Malé.

All the action happened in the first half, with Paulinho goal on penalty in the 13th minute.

The result put Hong Kong second in Group C with 13 points. The Maldives is fourth with 3 points. In their next game, Hong Kong will meet third-placed China at the Rasmee Dhandu National Stadium on November 17, while the Maldives will face China.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group C

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Overview

Maldives at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 6 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)

Hong Kong at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1974)
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Maldives
0:1
Hong Kong
0:1 (0:1)
  • 12 November 2015
  • 15:50
  • Malé

Second Round Group C

TeamPts
Qatar15
Hong Kong13
China7
Maldives3
Bhutan0

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