Saudi Arabia and Jordan were the first to advance to the quarter-finals of the Arab Youth Cup.

Saudi Arabia and Jordan reached the quarter-finals of the Arab States Under-20 Cup.

This came as a result of leading the first and second groups respectively after advancing to the third round of the group stage.

In the first group, the Saudi Arabia team scored a big victory over their Iraqi counterpart (4:1) in a match that took place between them on Tuesday evening at the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Sports City stadium in Saudi Arabia.

With their second group win after the first over Mauritania (2-0), Saudi Arabia raised their tally to 6 points and topped the group, while Mauritania finished second with 3 points and Iraq finished third and last without credit to secure Saudi Arabia’s entry directly out of the group, while Mauritania awaits a competition for the top two runners-up.

In the second group, Jordan booked a direct qualifying ticket to the group, taking advantage of Yemen’s 3-1 victory over the Emirates in a match between them at the Damak Club stadium in Khamis Mushait in Saudi Arabia.
With this result, the Jordan team finished first in the group with four points and officially advanced to the quarter-finals, while the Yemen team finished second with three points and the UAE team said goodbye to the tournament, finishing in the last third. place with one dot.

The group stage matches continue today, Wednesday, with two matches between Libya and Algeria in the third group to determine group qualification after the two teams defeated Lebanon, which said goodbye to the competition.

Egypt will face Somalia in Group D, which also includes the Sultanate of Oman, who have completed their matches, so Egypt need a draw to secure qualification.

Source: Al-Sharq newspaper.

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