Iran runners-up in three-nation futsal tourney

December 3, 2019 - 23:8

TEHRAN – Iran national futsal team failed to win Mashhad Cup 2019.

Team Melli, who are getting ready for the 2020 AFC Futsal Championship, lost to Belarus 3-2 in their must-win game in Mashhad’s Shahid Beheshti Hall on Tuesday.

Iran had started the three-nation campaign with a 5-5 draw against Slovakia, while Belarus beat the European team 4-1.

Iran became runners-up with a better goal difference than Slovakia.

Belarus claimed the title with two wins.

The 2020 AFC Futsal Championship will take place in Turkmenistan from 26 Feb. 26 to Mar. 8.

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