Iran Qualifies for 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup

Iran Qualifies for 2022 AFC U-23 Asian Cup

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran qualified for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Uzbekistan 2022 on Sunday with a win against Tajikistan.

Team Melli Omid ran out 3-2 winner in the final at the Central Republican Stadium in Dushanbe.

A sensational hat-trick from captain Yasin Salmani took Mehdi Mahdvikia’s side all the way to Uzbekistan 2022.

The Sepahan youngster bagged all three goals in a dizzying first half.

Islom Zairov fired home a terrific volley and Ehson Panshanbe converted a penalty for Tajikistan in the first half.

Iran’s win sends them back to the continental Finals.

Iran started the campaign with a 4-0 win over Nepal and beat Lebanon 2-0 as well.

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