Taiwan thrashes Guam, looks for 2008 qualification

Taiwan scored a convincing 10-0 victory over Guam in the East Asian Football Championship Preliminary Competition on Sunday, while host Macao was held a goalless with Mongolia in another match. Taiwan will play Hong Kong on Tuesday. "Hong Kong is a strong team in the group, but we are determined to win the game against them to advance into the final. We believe we can do it, and after beating Guam, we are more confident." Oshiaki Imai, the head coach of the Taiwan team, told Xinhua. North Korea will play Mongolia on Tuesday followed by Macao on Thursday. The winner of the tournament will qualify for the East Asian Football Championship in 2008.