Iran U18 women soccer team wins CAFA title

TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Iran beat Kyrgyzstan to become champion of the CAFA U18 Women’s Championship on Tuesday.

The national Iranian U18 women's football team defeated Kyrgyzstan 2-1 to win the title of the CAFA U18 Women’s Championship on Tuesday, Tehran Times reported.

Iran started the competition on Friday with a 1-0 win over Uzbekistan and also defeated Tajikistan 11-0 in their second match on Sunday.

Four Central Asian teams took their first preparatory steps on the road to the 2024 AFC U20 Women’s Asian Cup.

The tournament brought Tajikistan, Iran, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyz Republic in the round-robin event together in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

This competition featured players from the age group that will compete in the opening qualification stage of AFC U20 Women’s Asian Cup, which is scheduled to be held in March 2023.

All six matches were held at Central Republican Stadium.

KI/TT

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