Uzbekistan, who have never qualified for the men's Olympic football tournament, kept their hopes alive of reaching Tokyo 2020 by coming behind against the United Arab Emirates in the quarter-final of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Under-23 Championship in Thailand today.
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