FIFA U17 WORLD CUP FIFA U-17: Uzbekistan Stun Canada To Get First Win

Uzbekistan won their first FIFA U-17 World Cup finals since 2013 thanks to a resounding 3-0 victory over Canada thanks to two goals from Amirbek Saidov and an own goal from Richard Chukwu.

After just seven minutes, Uzbekistan’s captain Lazizbek Mirzaev struck the crossbar with a free kick, giving them enough time to threaten the Canada goal.

They wouldn’t have to wait long to take the lead, though, as Ollabergan Karimov whipped a dangerous cross towards the Canada goal just fifteen minutes later, and Chukwu could only divert it into his own net.

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In barely two minutes, Jamoliddin Rakhmatullaev’s team extended their lead as they persisted in pressing. Once more, Karimov was involved as Saidov scored Uzbekistan’s second goal of the game with a defence-splitting assist from him.

With nine minutes remaining, the White Wolves secured a comfortable lead when goalie Muhammadyusuf Sobirov sent a long ball forward that Nathaniel Abraham in the Canada goal mishandled, allowing Saidov to tap into an open net.


Henry Usiayo is a practicing journalists with several years of experience covering sport events. He is currently a sport content creator with

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