Japan to face Qatar in Asian Cup final


Japan will play Qatar in the upcoming soccer Asian Cup final after the Qataris beat United Arab Emirates 4-0 on Tuesday in the second semifinal.

It is the first time for Qatar, ranked 93rd in the world, to make it to an Asian Cup final. The country will host the World Cup in 2022.

Japan advanced to the final with a 3-0 win over Iran on Monday.

The final will be played in Abu Dhabi on Friday.