Tasnim – HAMADAN, Iran defeated Palestine 2-1 in Group C of the 2020 AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers at the Hajibabaei Stadium in Hamadan, Iran on Friday.
Yadegar Rostami in the 25th minute and Amir Ebrahimzadeh in the 45th minute scored for Iran.
Hossein Abdi’s team, who defeated Maldives 13-0 in its opener, will face Afghanistan on Sunday.
Earlier in the day, Afghanistan defeated Maldives 3-0.
All the 47 AFC member Associations are taking part in the competition and divided into 11 Groups. In each group, various teams will play each other once at a centralized venue. The eleven group winners and four best runners-up will qualify for the final tournament.
The final round will be held in Bahrain next year.