Taiwan loses to Turkmenistan in 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/11/14
By: Lee Chin-wei and Ko Lin

Taipei, Nov. 14 (CNA) Taiwan’s men’s national soccer team lost to Turkmenistan 2-1 in

Chen Po-liang (陳柏良/CNA file photo)

the 2019 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Asian Cup qualifiers at the Sport Toplumy Stadium in Balkanabat Tuesday.

Turkmenistan led 2-0 at half time with goals by strikers Murat Yakshiyev and Altymyrat Annadurdyyev.

In the second half, Taiwan’s midfielder Chen Po-liang (陳柏良) reduced the deficit to 2-1 with a penalty conversion in the 86th minute after an opposing player committed a foul in the box.

However, the Taiwanese team failed to find the net again before the referee blew for full time.    [FULL  STORY]

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