• Mon / 12 February 2018 / 12:25
  • Category: Sports
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Iran claims AFC Futsal Championship for 12th time

تیم ملی فوتسال

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s national futsal team claimed the title of Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Futsal Championship for the 12th time after beating Japan 4-0 on Sunday, in Taipei, Taiwan.

Iran’s national futsal team lined up against Japan in the final showdown of the 2018 AFC Futsal Championship and beat them 4-0, crowning the Championship winner for the 12th time.

Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh gave Iran the lead in the first half, and further goals from Farhad Tavakoli, Hossein Tayebi and Hassanzadeh again secured them a second consecutive title.

Iran star Hossein Tayebi emerged top scorer at the end of the competition with a haul of 14 goals.

Japan became runner-up and Uzbekistan clinched third place by defeating Iraq 2-1 on penalties.

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