Iran U-16 Women Football Team to Travel to Tajikistan

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian female footballers will travel to Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, on Tuesday to take part in the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers.

Iran is in Group C along with Thailand, Tajikistan, Northern Mariana Islands and Singapore.

Iran will start the campaign with a match against Northern Mariana Islands on September 15.

Finishing first in Group C would guarantee the Iranian team a place at next year’s AFC U-16 Women’s Championship, due to be held in Thailand.

Next year’s AFC U-16 Women’s Championship will double as the qualification competition for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which will be held in a yet to be determined nation.

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