Iran eliminated from 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (MNA) – Iran were beaten by Iraq to be eliminated from the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup at the quarter-finals stage.

The U20 national football teams of Iran and Iraq played in the quarter-final stage of the 2023 AFC U20 Asian Cup and World Youth Cup qualifiers in Tashkent, and at the end of this game, Iraq edged 1-0.

With the loss against Iraq, Iran had to leave the competition early in the knockout stage.

Ali Jassim scored the only goal for the Iraqi national team in the 90+1 minute.

Iraq is the first Asian country to qualify for the U20 World Cup.

The Iranian team had advanced to the quarter-final stage losing against Australia and winning against Vietnam and Qatar as the leader of Group B.


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