Iran into 2019 IFCPF World Cup quarters

July 13, 2019 - 3:13

TEHRAN – Iran booked a place in quarterfinals round of the 2019 International Federation of Cerebral Palsy Football (IFCPF) World Cup in Sevilla, Spain on Friday.

The Iranian team defeated Finland 12-0 at the Ciudad Deportiva Sevilla FC Cisneros Palacios in Group B.

Iran started the campaign with a 3-2 loss against the U.S., then defeated Republic of Ireland 4-1.

Iran will meet Brazil on Sunday in quarterfinal while the group winners the U.S. face England.

The 2019 IFCPF World Cup features 16 of the world’s top Para 7-a-side teams that qualified through IFCPF Regional Championships and the IFCPF rankings.

Ukraine enter the tournament as reigning world champions after winning the 2017 IFCPF World Championships.  

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