Sep 17, 2018, 3:26 PM
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AFC acclaim of Under-16 soccer team of Iran

Teharn, Sept 17, IRNA - AFC official website reported on the status of the Iranian team and its opponents in the 'C' group of Asian Under-16 Championship and named Iran as the most successful teams in the tournament.

AFC said with 16 teams looking to gain pride in Asia's continent and seizing four quotas in the Under-17 World Cup in 2019 in Peru, there will be promising tournament,. The future stars of Asia will showcase their booming skills in the Malaysian-backed host tournament scheduled for September 29th.

The official AFC website has reported on the competition of four teams in the group C.

* Iran

The Iranian team has been present in 10 rounds of the tournament, and the best result is the 2008 championship.

Iran is one of the most successful countries, however, has only once won the championship in the Under-16 Championship. The Iranian team was again on the brink of victory in 2016 but lost to Iraq in the final. This loss was more painful because it was hit by penalties, but surely they got them to be proud in Malaysia.

* Vietnam

Vietnam has been present in six rounds of the tournament, and the best result is the fourth place in the 2002 tournament.

The Vietnam tour ended in the 2016 in the quarter-finals by the Iranian team, and Iran team won an easy 5-1 win. However, Vietnam will not think back in the past for the second time since the country's Under-23s in the 2018 Asian Championship in China, and the fourth place in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia. The Vietnam Under-16 Team appears to be motivated to succeed.

* India

India has so far participated in 17 rounds and the best result is the quarter-finals of the 2002 tournament.

India hosts the previous tournament in 2016, finishing their campaign at the group stage and looking for better performance in this year's tournament. Indians have difficulty in this tournament, but they have been seriously prepared for the tournament and climbed to the Premier League Group D without any defeat and after the Iraqi team, which is why they are confident.

* Indonesia

Indonesia has participated in five rounds of the tournament, and the best result is the fourth place in the 1990s.
Indonesia has climbed the lead in the qualifiers and is a strong advocate for the knockout stage.


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