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Kuwait hammer Lebanon 2-0

DOHA, Dec 29, (KUNA): Kuwait football team defeated Lebanon 2-0 on Sunday in the first match of the 8th West Asia Football Championship, hosted by Doha. The Kuwaiti team scored their first goal at 42nd minute by Fahad Al-Hajri, and Faisal Zayed scored the second in the 85th minute, gaining three points in group (C), and enough to qualify for the second round.

The Kuwaiti team played in the first half in an offensive style which led to early scoring, and had more than one chance against the opponent goal, but the inexperienced players could not capitalized the opportunities.

In the second half, the Lebanese team regained control, but Kuwaiti defenders maintained their good performance. The Kuwaiti team plays their next match against Jordan on January 1st, a match to determine the finalist team for the semi-finals. Nine teams spread into three groups competing in this championship.

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