Afghanistan’s U-16 Football Team beat Kyrgyzstan 4-0 in their Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) U-16 tournament match on Monday night in Uzbekistan.
The Afghanistan Football Federation (AFF) said in a statement on Tuesday that by beating Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, the defending champions, walk away in second place.
Afghanistan beat Tajikistan 1-0 on Sunday but the team lost in their opening match against Uzbekistan 4-0.
The tournament started on Thursday in Tashkent in Uzbekistan and runs through to Tuesday.
Four teams including Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the tournament.
The Afghan team will travel to Malaysia in about two months where they will take part in the qualifying rounds of the AFC U-16 Championships - which for some teams will mean a berth in the FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2019.
This tournament will be played from September 20.