Iran U-23 Football Team Defeats Syria in Friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran U-23 football team defeated Syria 2-0 in a friendly match held on southern island of Kish in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday.

Iran U-23 Football Team Defeats Syria in Friendly

Mohammad Azadi gave the Iranian team the lead in the 25th minute and Mehdi Ghaedi made it 2-0 in the 89th minute.

Iran is preparing for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-23 Championship 2020.

Zlatko Kranjcar’s team has been drawn along with Iraq, Yemen and Turkmenistan in Group C.

The AFC U-23 Championship 2020 is scheduled to take place in Thailand. It will act as the AFC qualifiers for the men’s football tournament at the 2020 Olympics.

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