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Syria qualifies for the Asian Cup by four against the Maldives

The Syrian national team scored an easy victory over its counterpart the Maldives, with four goals, in the match that brought the two teams together, on Friday evening, at the "Sharjah" stadium in the Emirates, as part of the matches of the eighth round of the first group of the double qualifiers qualifying for the Asian Cup 2023 and the World Cup finals. 2022.

With this result, the Syrian team achieves its sixth consecutive victory in the group, and guarantees qualification for the Asian Cup finals, and is very close to qualifying for the decisive third round in qualifying for the next World Cup.

The goals of the Syrian national team, Mahmoud Al-Mawas, scored 3 "hat-trick" goals in the 29th, 45th and 71st minutes, and the last two goals came from two penalties, in addition to Ayaz Othman in the 33rd minute from a penalty kick as well.

Moayad Al-Ajjan, the former Zamalek player, was sent off in the 85th minute for receiving two yellow cards.

With this result, Syria leads Group A with 18 points, while the Maldives is in fourth place with 6 points.

The first-placed in each of the eight groups qualifies for the third round of World Cup qualifiers, along with the four best second-placed teams in the groups. These teams also get to qualify for the 2023 Asian Cup finals in China.