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Iran U-23 Football Team Loses to Indonesia

18 Nov 2019, 18:37 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's U-23 football team was defeated against Indonesia U-23 in a friendly match on Saturday.

- Sports news -

Muhammad Rafli and Egy Maulana Vikri scored for the hosts at the Pakansari Stadium in Cibinong, Indonesia, and Reza Shekari was on target for Iran.

Iran had been held to a 1-1 draw by Indonesia on Wednesday at the Kapten I Wayan Dipta Stadium in Bali.

Iran is preparing for the AFC U-23 Championship.

Hamid Estili's team has been drawn in Group C of the competition along with Uzbekistan, China and South Korea.

The AFC U-23 Championship will be held in Thailand from January 8 to 26 and the top three teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics men's football tournament in Japan as the AFC representatives.

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