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Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:44
Iran Thrashes Nepal at AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian football players handed a 4-0 defeat to Nepal to top Group D of the AFC under-19 Championship qualifiers.

In the AFC under-19 Championship qualifiers, Iran dominantly topped group D, after shipping 4 late, unanswered goals to Nepal. 

Iran were held off to a goalless action by Nepal, but with 15 minutes left on the clock Alireza Monazzami broke the deadlock, before Ahmadreza Jalali doubled the lead in the 82nd minute.

Three minutes later, Monazzami rounded the keeper to complete his brace, and Aria Barzegar added a fourth just before the final whistle to put the icing on the cake.

With the win, Iran moved up to the top of Group D with six points in pocket, three ahead of the UAE who suffered a 2-nil defeat against Kyrgyzstan earlier the day. 

In its first match, Nepal thrashed the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 4-0, while Iran defeated Kyrgyzstan 3-0 in its first match. UAE Nepal will play against Kyrgyzstan in its final match on November 10. Iranians will line up against the UAE in the last group level match.

Iran is placed in Group D alongside UAE, Kyrgyzstan and Nepal. Iran is topping the score board with 6 points.

 

 

 

 

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