AFC – HAMADAN, Islamic Republic of Iran are through to the AFC U-16 Championship 2020 Finals as Group C winners after beating Afghanistan 4-0 on Sunday.
Iran will make their 12th appearance in the Finals as they sailed to three wins in Group C, with Afghanistan finishing as group runners-up.
Both sides came into the match needing a win, but it was Iran who took the lead through Mohammad Reza Kooshki in the 17th minute.
Iran doubled their advantage two minutes into added time with Yadegar Rostami converting a spot-kick.
Rostami found the back of the net again in the 59th minute and Reze Kooshki doubled his tally in the 76th to seal an emphatic win.