Iran at crest of Asian School Football C’ship

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Iranian students’ national football A team defeated Indonesia to claim the title at the 45th edition of Asian School Football Championship in Shiraz.

In the final showdown of the sportive event held on Friday in the south-central Iranian city of Shiraz, young Iranian footballers secured a decisive 3-0 will win over Indonesian rivals to stand on top of the podium.

Top scorer award of the tournament went to Mehrdad Aalipour and Mohammad Saberipour of Iran together with Indonesia’s Mohammad Hamad Bali who scored four goals each.

Meanwhile, the third place was occupied by South Korea who breezed past Malaysia 5-4 in penalty shoot outs once the match had ties at one.

The 45th edition of Asian School Football Championship began on September 6 in Shiraz and finished on September 16, 2017.

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