Maldives Score Hilarious Penalty to Beat Afghanistan in AFC Challenge Cup

The Maldives overcame Afghanistan on penalties in the AFC Challenge Cup, finishing third overall—and they got there with one of the strangest (and amusing) penalties you are ever likely to see.

The player went to take his penalty, but slipped during the run-up, falling flat on his face.

Rather than call it off and start again, however, he simply got up and took the kick regardless—and the Afghanistan goalkeeper was too bemused to react.

The Maldives won what sounds like an epic shootout, 8-7.

[H/T 101 Great Goals]