Iran wins AFC U20

Iran wins 2017 AFC U20 Futsal Championship [highlights]

By Arman
In May 26, 2017
156 Views Iran has won the 2017 AFC U20 Futsal Championship in Thailand, with an undefeated record.

The Iranians defeated Iraq 2-0 in the final of this tournament, and therefore earned their first U20 Asian Futsal title, at the first ever edition of this youth tournament.

Also, Iran, along with Iraq, have qualifed for the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics boys’s futsal tournament.

In the group-stage, Iran decisively defeated Mongolia 6-0, beat the United Arab Emirates 5-1, downed China 6-1, and demolished Kyrgyzstan 10-0.

Lebanon was no match for Iran in the quarter-finals, as the west Asian country was defeated 6-2.

In the semi-finals, Thailand put up a good fight, but was ultimately defeated 7-5 in added-extra-time.

Iranian Tohid Lotfi has been named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.

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