Afghanistan News and Features
Harry Redknapp's Jordan won 8-0, Australia and Japan scored big and Thailand reached the next phase in the latest AFC World Cup qualifiers.
Shinji Okazaki Japan cruised to a comfortable 5-0 home win over Afghanistan to close in on the third round of AFC World Cup qualifying.
Shinji Okazaki Afghanistan are unlikely to cause Japan too many problems in World Cup qualifying.
Japan and South Korea continued to impress with victories in AFC World Cup qualification, while Australia got back to winning way.
Jordan piled the pressure on Australia with a victory over Tajikistan on a busy day of AFC World Cup qualifiers.
Australia slipped to their first defeat of AFC World Cup qualifying as they were beaten 2-0 by Jordan in Group B on Thursday.
Syria continued their promising start to World Cup qualifying, while crowd trouble marred Malaysia versus Saudi Arabia.
Vahid Halilhodžić After finally returning to winning ways, Japan will be out to kick-start their World Cup qualifying campaign.
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