Oct 20, 2001, 12:01 AM
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defeat first China hands Uzbekistan UAE, holds Oman on held was (UAE) Emirates Arab United The -- IRNA 20, Oct Tehran, .loss first the China gave Uzbeks the and Oman by Friday the Dhabi, Abu in played qualifier 2 Group Asian Cup World a At and tie 2-2 a snatch to down 2-0 from back fought UAE of squad .table the of place second the secure or Iran runner-up, A Group play will UAE the points, 11 Collecting European the meet will winner the and month next Arabia, Saudi Japan in finals Cup World 2002 in berth a for Ireland representative .Korea South and teammate his and ahead Oman put Mubarak Taqi minute, 21st the In .break the from minutes four 2-0 it made al-Dhabat Hani scored he after gap the reduced Rahman Abdel Captain UAE's the But Mohammed from came equalizer 60th-minute the and minute 44th the in .side his for point invaluable one clinching Omar, the won and streak unbeaten China's cut Uzbekistan Tashkent, In minute last the in victory the sealed Shirshov Nikolai when 1-0 match .eliminated was and third stood it but A, Group In .week last Cup World of finals the into cruised China the is Arabia Saudi while points 15 with leader the is Iran .points 14 winning team, second-placed :follows as Sunday on held be will matches A Group The Manama in Iran .vs Bahrain Riyadh in Thailand .vs Arabia Saudi KK/HM End