The Chinese men's football team defeat Palestine 2-0 in the 5th
round Asian Cup qualifying match at the Jordanian King Abdullah
Stadium in Amman, Jordan, on Wednesday, getting a place in next
year's Asian Cup finals.
China took the lead in the 25th minute when Mao Jianqing
prodding the ball past Palestinian goalkeeper. In the 65th minute,
Sun Xiang doubled the lead.
China join Iraq, who have already qualified, at the top of Group
E on 10 points.
(Xinhua News Agency October 12, 2006)