Turkmenistan News and Features
Oman and Turkmenistan looked set to be eliminated with a 1-1 draw, but two late goals sent the Gulf Cup champions through in the Asian Cup.
Pim Verbeek Pim Verbeek's Oman will be in a good position to qualify for the Asian Cup's knockout phase in third if they beat Turkmenistan.
Eldor Shomurodov scored twice as Uzbekistan's excellent first-half display secured a comfortable win over Turkmenistan on Sunday.
Héctor Cúper Uzbekistan can progress to the last 16 with victory over neighbours Turkmenistan, who gave Japan a scare in their tournament opener.
Yuya Osako Japan were grateful to Yuya Osako after his brace turned the tide and denied Turkmenistan the latest upset win at the Asian Cup.
Hajime Moriyasu goes into his first tournament as Japan's head coach confident about their chances in the 2019 Asian Cup.
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.
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