Tasnim – DUSHANBE, Iran registered its third win in a row at the CAFA U-19 Championship 2019 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.
The Iranian team defeated Afghanistan 2-0 thanks to a brace from Arya Barzegar.
Sirous Pourmousavi’s side had begun the action with a 2-0 win over Uzbekistan and then defeated Turkmenistan 4-0 in its second match.
The round-robin competition wraps up on Thursday, with the final match between Tajikistan and Iran looking increasingly likely to decide the champion.
The Central Asian tournament is being used as preparations for November’s AFC U-19 Championship 2020 Qualifiers, in which all five teams will feature.