Tehran Times - The Iranian Under16 Girls Football Team will open the Torneo delle Nazioni with a match against the U.S. on Wednesday.
The Iranian team lost to the U.S. 6-0 two years ago in the inaugural edition of the competition.
Iran have been drawn with host Italy, the U.S. and Slovenia in Group A.
The Iranian girls will face Slovenia on Thursday and meet Italy on Saturday.
Group B consists of Japan, England, Norway and Russia.
Each team will play a placement match on April 28 with the two countries that win the two groups playing for the championship. The second-place finishers will play for third, the third-place finishers will play for fifth and the fourth-place finishers will play for seventh.
The Iranian youth boys’ futsal team are also in Italy to participate at a four-team tournament.
The competition features Italy, Iran, Slovenia and France.
The Iranian futsal team, who are preparing for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games, will play Italy on Wednesday.
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