Iran Left Empty-Handed at AFC Annual Awards
According To Iran News, Iranian players and coach failed to win a prize at the 2019 AFC Annual Awards in Hong Kong on Monday.
Iran and Persepolis goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand was nominated for the AFC Player of the Year Award but Qatar’s rising star Akram Hassan Afif won the accolade.
Sardar Azmoun had been nominated for the AFC Asian International Player of the Year but Tottenham midfielder Son Heung-min claimed the honor.
Iran futsal player Mahdi Javid was among the nominees for the AFC Futsal Player of the Year, however the award went to Japan’s Tomoki Yoshikawa.
Iranian coach Katayoun Khosrowyar lost to Asako Takakura from Japan for the AFC Coach of the Year (Women) award.