Iran U-23 Football Team Beaten by Syria in Friendly

Omid Noorafkan   Iran’s U-23 football team   AFC U-23 Championship 2020  

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Tasnim – Iran lost to Syria 2-1 as part of preparation for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification.

In the match, held behind closed doors in Tehran, Zlatko Kranjcar’s side lost to Syria 2-1.

Omid Noorafkan scored Iran’s only goal in the match.

Iran will start the competition with a match against Turkmenistan on March 22 in Group C in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

Iran will meet Yemen and Iraq on March 24 and 26, respectively.


The 2020 AFC U-23 Championship qualification is an international men's under-23 football competition which decide the participating teams of the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship.