The Palestinian national football team today qualified for the AFC Asian Cup championship, which will be held next year, after defeating the Philippines 4-0 in the match that took place at the Sports Center Stadium in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, in the third and final round for the Asian Cup qualifiers raising its score to 9 points after achieving three victories over Mongolia with a single goal, Yemen with five goals, and today against the Philippines.

The Palestinian national team qualified for the first time in the 2015 Asian Cup, which took place in Australia, and qualified again in the last season which took place in the United Arab Emirates.

Jibril Rjoub, president of the Palestinian Football Association, called the players in Mongolia to congratulate them on the victory against the Philippines and on qualifying for the Asian Cup championships for the third consecutive time.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency (WAFA)

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