Watch… Qatar retains Asian Cup title by defeating Jordan by three goals

Today, Qatar retained the Asian Football Cup title with a 3-1 win over Jordan, thanks to three kicks from tournament top scorer Akram Afif in the final match held at the Lusail Stadium on Saturday.

Qatar won the continental title for the second consecutive time after winning the last edition held in the emirate in 2019 when it defeated Japan by the same score in the final match in Abu Dhabi.

Afif gave his country the lead with a penalty kick in the 22nd minute after he was fouled inside Jordan's penalty area after being fouled by Abdullah Nassib, but Jordan showed a different face after the break, with Yazan Al-Naimat scoring in the 67th minute. equalized. A wonderful goal from a powerful shot from inside the penalty area.

Just six minutes later, Afif put the Qatar national team, nicknamed “Al-Annabi”, in front through another penalty kick after Jordan defender Mahmoud Al-Mardi fouled substitute Ismail Muhammad inside the area. Gave.

Afif fell inside the penalty area after being fouled by goalkeeper Yazid Abu Laila in stoppage time, completing a hat-trick and scoring his and Qatar's third goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

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