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.
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.