Iran Beaten by Japan in CFA Youth Football Tournament
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran U-17 football team lost to Japan 4-1 in the Jiangyin Zhouzhuang Cup CFA International Youth Football Tournament 2016 on Saturday.
Hamid Alidoosti’s boys started the competition with a 2-1 defeat against China but defeated Uzbekistan 2-1.
'Jiangyin Zhouzhuang Cup CFA International Youth Football Tournament 2016' was organized by Chinese Football Association.
The Iranian team is preparing for the 2016 AFC Championship which will be held in India from September 15 to October 2.
The tournament acts as the AFC qualifiers for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.