Tajikistan’s junior football team beat Syria’s junior team 1-0 in their third match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification and won ticket to of the 2020 AFC U-19 Championship.

Earlier, our national youth football team beat its Lebanese counterpart 1-0 in their second match and Maldives junior team 9-0 at the opening of the qualifying.

The 2020 AFC U-19 Championship qualification is an international men's under-19 football competition which will decide the participating teams of the 2020 AFC U-19 Championship.

A total of 16 qualified teams will play in the final tournament, including Uzbekistan who qualified automatically as hosts.

Of the 47 AFC member associations, 46 teams have entered the competition.

The 2020 AFC U-19 Championship will be the 41st edition of the AFC U-19 Championship, the biennial international youth football championship organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for the men's under-19 national teams of Asia.  It will take place in Uzbekistan, which was appointed as the host by the AFC on September 17, 2019, from October 14-31, 2020.  A total of 16 teams will play in the tournament.

The top four teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup as the AFC representatives.