Iran Defeats Palestine at 2020 AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran defeated Palestine 2-1 in Group C of the 2020 AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers at the Hajibabaei Stadium in Hamadan, Iran on Friday.

Iran Defeats Palestine at 2020 AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers

Yadegar Rostami in the 25th minute and Amir Ebrahimzadeh in the 45th minute scored for Iran.

Hossein Abdi’s team, who defeated Maldives 13-0 in its opener, will face Afghanistan on Sunday.

Earlier in the day, Afghanistan defeated Maldives 3-0.

All the 47 AFC member Associations are taking part in the competition and divided into 11 Groups. In each group, various teams will play each other once at a centralized venue. The eleven group winners and four best runners-up will qualify for the final tournament.

The final round will be held in Bahrain next year.

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