TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Defending champion Iran defeated Thailand 9-1 on Thursday to seal a place in the semi-final of the AFC Futsal Championship 2018.
In the match, held at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in New Taipei City, Hossein Tayebi (three goals), Ahmad Esmaeilpour (two goals), Mohammad Shajari (two goals), Ali Asghar Hassanzadeh and Mehdi Javid scored for Team Melli.
Mohammad Nazemalsharieh's team has already defeated Myanmar, China and Iraq in the competition.
Iran will play Vietnam or Uzbekistan in semi-final, which will be held on Friday.
The 15th edition of the AFC Futsal Championship is being held in Chinese Taipei from Feb. 1 to 11.
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