Tractor Sazi win Shohada Cup

November 14, 2017

Tractor Sazi of Tabriz football team defeated Saipa 3-0 in the third edition of the four-a-side Shohada Cup on Tuesday.

In the match held in Tehran’s Takhti Stadium, Farzad Hatami scored twice in the 27th and 74th minutes.

Omid Alishah scored the third goal in the 85th minute with a header.

“We took advantage of two matches in the competition. It was a good opportunity for us to prepare our players for the League,” Tractor Sazi coach Yahya Golmohammadi said in the post-match news conference.

“We could test some of our unused players in the competition,” he added.

On Monday, Padideh defeated Pars Jonoubi Jam in penalty shootout to finish in third place.

The first edition of Shohada Cup was held in 2012, where Tractor Sazi won the title after defeating Esteghlal 2-1.  

Saba claimed the title of the second edition, edging past Persepolis 1-0.

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