Iran to meet Oman in AFC Asian Cup Round of 16

January 17, 2019 - 23:46

TEHRAN – Iran national football team will meet Oman in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Round of 16 underway in the UAE.

The match will be held at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Sunday.

The winner of the match will face either Thailand or China in the quarterfinals.

Record-title holders Japan will face Saudi Arabia in the first knockout round, in what is a repeat of the 2007 AFC Asian Cup semifinals. The winning team will play either Vietnam or Jordan in the quarterfinals.

Qatar will face Iraq in the standout tie, while Korea Republic will meet Bahrain.

Hosts UAE will play Kyrgyzstan in the Round of 16. The winner will play either Australia or Uzbekistan.

The first knockout rounds will be played from January 20 to January 22.