World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Afghanistan beats Cambodia 3-0

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TEHRAN, Nov. 12, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (Asian Qualifiers) : Afghanistan defeated Cambodia by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Thursday afternoon at the Takhti Stadium in Tehran.

Afghanistan dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Zazai in the 42nd minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Afghans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Amiri '78 and Amani '90).

The result put the Afghans fourth in Group E with 6 points. Cambodia is bottom with no points. In their next game, Afghanistan will meet second-placed Japan at the Takhti Stadium on March 24, while Cambodia will face Japan.

Fixtures and Results : Second Round Group E

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Overview

Afghanistan at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 2006)

Cambodia at the World Cup

  • Never qualified
  • 5 participations in the qualifications (first in 1998)
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Afghanistan
3:0
Cambodia
3:0 (1:0)
  • 12 November 2015
  • 15:00
  • Tehran

Second Round Group E

TeamPts
Syria12
Japan10
Singapore10
Afghanistan6
Cambodia0

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