Iran Downs Tajikistan at CAFA Women's Futsal Championship
- January, 28, 2023 - 15:36
- Sports news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran thrashed Tajikistan 16-0 in the 2023 CAFA Women's Futsal Championship on Saturday.
Sara Shirbeigi (six goals), Fereshteh Karimi (three goals), Maral Torkman (two goals), Mahsa Kamali, Nastaran Moghimi, Elham Anafcheh, Nazanin Estekifar and Ziba Afragh scored for Iran.
Team Melli Banovan, headed by Forouzan Soleymani, will face Uzbekistan on Monday.
Iran had defeated Kyrgyzstan 5-0 in its opening match on Friday.
The 2023 CAFA Women's Futsal Championship is being held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, from January 25 to 31.
It is the second edition of the CAFA Women's Futsal Championship, the annual international futsal championship organized by CAFA for the women's national futsal teams of Central Asia.
Iran is the defending champion, having won the 2022 inaugural edition.