TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Islamic Republic of Iran’s U16 national team has hit the ground running ahead of the AFC U16 Championship Bahrain 2020.
The young Team Melli is undergoing a training camp in Tehran, under the supervision of head coach Hossein Abdi, the-afc.com wrote.
Iran, who has not missed a single edition of the AFC U16 Championship Finals since 1996, will be aiming to make amends after failing to advance past the group stage of the 2018 Finals.
In the Bahrain 2020 Qualifiers last September, Iran impressed as it won all its matches with 19 goals scored and only one conceded to top Group C.
The 2020 AFC U16 Championship Finals is scheduled for November 25-December 12, where Iran will have tournament host Bahrain, two-time champion DPR Korea and Qatar for the company in Group A.
The top four teams will qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2021.
- source : Tasnim, Irannews