News ID: 213489
Published: 0756 GMT April 19, 2018

Iran women’s team hammers Thailand 7-0 in futsal scrimmage

Iran women’s team hammers Thailand 7-0 in futsal scrimmage

The Iran women's national futsal team has trounced Thailand in a scrimmage as it is preparing for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Futsal Championship.

The Iranian sportswomen thumped their Southeast Asian opponents 7-0 in a match played in the Iranian capital city of Tehran on Wednesday evening, reported.

On Thursday, head coach of the Thailand women's national futsal team Udom Taveesuk called for the cancellation of the second friendly fixture with the Iranian outfit, citing the injury of some of his players.

During the draw ceremony at the AFC House in the Malaysian capital city of Kuala Lumpur on March 4, the Iran women's national futsal team joined squads from Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan in the preliminary round of the continental sports event.

Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau and Thailand form Group A in the forthcoming tournament.

Group B consists of Bangladesh, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and Vietnam.

Bahrain, China, Japan and Lebanon are drawn in Group C.

The 2018 AFC Women's Futsal Championship, which will be the second edition of the international event, will take place between May 2 and 12, 2018.

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