The Kurdistan national team in Abkhazia
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—Kurdistan advances to the Conifa World Football Cup quarterfinals in Abkhazia undefeated and with zero goals scored against it.
Kurdistan played Koreans in Japan Tuesday afternoon, again dominating the field and came up with a 3 – 0 result. The team scored twice in the first half, with Diyar Rahman and Miran Khesro both netting goals. In the second half, they held Koreans in Japan at bay, scoreless, with Hunar Ahmad scoring the third goal of the match.
Kurdistan will play Padania in the quarterfinals on June 2. Padania is an area of northern Italy, also known as Pado Valley.
The top ranked team at the tournament, Padania is coming into the quarterfinals with one win, against Raetia, and one loss, against Northern Cyprus. Kurdistan is ranked 5th out of 23 Conifa members.