Iran Football 5-a-side to Meet Argentina in Paralympic Semis

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دیدار تیمهای فوتبال پنج نفره ایران و برزیل - پارالمپیک ریو

RIO (Tasnim) – Iran football 5-a-side team will play Argentina in the Paralympic Games semifinals on Thursday.

On Tuesday, in the match held at the Olympic Tennis Centre in Rio de Janeiro, Iran and host Brazil played out a goalless draw in Pool A.

Iran will face Pool B top team Argentina on Thursday, while Brazil meet China in another semis.

Up to now, the Iranian delegation has won four gold medals, five silver medals and two bronzes.

Iran has participated at the 2016 Summer Paralympics with 111 athletes in 12 sports.

The Iranian delegation finished in 11th place in the previous edition, winning 10 gold medals, seven silvers and seven bronze medals.

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