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AIFF Youth Cup: Both USA vs South Korea, Tanzania vs Malaysia end in draws!

AIFF Youth Cup - USA - South KoreaBoth the matches today in the AIFF Youth Cup played at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco, Goa ended in draws.

First the United States of America and South Korea played a goalless draw in a crucial match of the AIFF Youth Cup at the Tilak Maidan on Saturday, May 21. Courtesy the result, both Teams moved to 5 points having played three matches each.

The match was confined to the midfield and both Teams did have their chances but were unable to break the deadlock. USA next play Malaysia on May 23 while South Korea play India on the same day.

In another match, a ten-men Malaysia came back from two goals down to hold Tanzania 2-2. After Asad Ali Juma opened the scoring in the 31st minute, Yohana Oscar doubled the lead for Tanzania in the 59th minute.

But Malaysia pulled it back with Captain Arif Shaqirin and Najmi Idham scoring one apiece in the 63rd and 68th minute respectively. Malaysia were reduced to 10-men in the 49th minute after Arhamkhussy Wahab was given marching orders.

Tanzania thus finished their engagements on 6 points from 4 matches while Malaysia stay on 2 points from three matches.

by AIFF Media

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