Tasnim – TEHRAN, Iran U-23 football team will play two friendly matches with Croatia during the last weekend of October.
Hamid Estili, technical manager of the team, has confirmed the news.
Farhad Majidi’s team is preparing for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship which will be held in Thailand from January 8 to 26.
The competition will act as the AFC qualifiers for the Olympic football tournament.
The top three teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics men’s football tournament in Japan as the AFC representatives.
Iran has not qualified for the Olympics since the 1976 games in Munich.