TEHRAN – Iran’s U19 women’s team defeated Tajikistan 3-0 in the CAFA Junior Championship on Friday.
Fatemeh Shaban scored the first goal in the first half and Zohreh Erfani and Negin Zandi were on target in the second half.
Maryam Azmoun’s girls will play Afghanistan on Monday.
The Persians won the silver medal in the previous edition held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan in 2016.
The CAFA tournament is being held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan from June 9 to 18.
A total of five nations namely, Tajikistan, Iran, Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan take part in a round-robin tournament
The CAFA Junior Championship is an international football competition in Central Asia for the member nations of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA).
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