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AFC Cup wrap: New Radiant soar, Sun Hei thump Persibo

By Football News



New Radiant leapfrogged Yangon United into first place in their AFC Cup Group F after a 3-1 win over their rivals on Tuesday.

The hosts went 3-0 up through goals from Mohamed Umair, Ali Fasir and Mansa Sylla before Adama Kone struck a goal back for Yangon.

Maldives' New Radiant moved ahead of Myanmar club Yangon on goal difference with both sides on nine points.

In the other group match, Hong Kong outfit Sun Hei SC hammered tournament whipping boys Persibo 8-0 for their first win but they still remain third in Group F.

Mamadou Barry bagged a hat-trick in the romp while Liang Zicheng and Leung Tsz Chun netted twice each.

Kuwait's Al Qadsia defeated Tajikistan's Ravshan 3-1 to stay top of Group C on nine points with Syrian side Shorta, who defeated Al Ramtha 2-1 in Jordan.

Group H leaders East Bengal maintained their unbeaten record with a 2-1 win over bottom club Tampines Rovers while Malaysia's Selangor downed China's Xuan Thanh Sai Gon 3-1 to stay in contention with the top two.

Iraqi side Erbil made it four wins from four with a 4-0 victory at Fanja as Al Ansar posted a 5-1 win over Al Ahli Ta'izz to move into second place in Group B.