Ali on target as Qatar stun Japan to win first Asian Cup

Soccer Football - AFC Asian Cup - Final - Japan v Qatar - Zayed Sports City Stadium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - February 1, 2019 Qatar's Ali Afif, Almoez Ali and team mates celebrate winning the Asian Cup REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudan’

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Almoez Ali scored with a spectacular overhead kick for a record ninth goal of the Asian Cup to set Qatar on their way to a first continental title with a stunning 3-1 win over four-times champions Japan on Friday. Ali’s early goal took him past Ali Daei’s 1996 tally and, combined […]

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