AFF U-16: One goal behind, Indonesia strikes back and beat Myanmar in a penalty shootout

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Indonesia versus Myanmar in AFF U-16 semi-final. (Source: PSSI)

Jakarta, IO – Lagging one goal in the first half, Indonesian national team managed to equalize and beat Myanmar in the semi-final match of 2022 AFF U-16 soccer competition held in Maguwoharjo stadium, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Wednesday (10/8).

Indonesia’s equalizer was scored by Muhammad Rizki Afrizal in the 69th minute, after previously Myanmar took the lead through Nai Min Htet’s goal in the 42nd minute.

Afrizal, a native of Blitar, executed a beautiful free kick from outside the penalty box which could not be anticipated by goalkeeper Sai Thi Ha Naing.