AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers: Iran Defeats Kyrgyzstan
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran started the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualifiers with a win over Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday.
Amirhossein Peyrovani’s boys defeated host Kyrgyz Republic 2-1 in Group A.
Roman Levchenko gave the lead host in the 11th minute but Reza Shekari equalized the match three minutes later.
With three minutes left to the first half, Ali Gholizadeh scored the winner.
Iran will play Oman on July 23.
The 2018 AFC U-23 Championship qualification is an international men's U-23 football competition which decides the participating teams of the 2018 AFC U-23 Championship.