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Iranian Women Beat Ukraine Women Futsal Team

16 Apr 2018, 17:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian women's national futsal team defeated Ukraine in a friendly match in Tehran on Sunday.

Team Melli beat its European rival 5-2 at the Handball Hall.

Arezoo Sedghianizadeh, Fatemeh Etedadi, Fereshteh Karimi, Sara Shirbeigi and Fahimeh Zarei were on targets for the Iranian team.

Iran will again play Ukraine on Tuesday.

Iran is preparing for the 2018 AFC Women's Futsal Championship which will be held from May 2 to 12 in Thailand.

Iran has been drawn in Group D along with Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.

Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau and Thailand are in Group A.

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

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

Team Melli claimed the title of the first edition which was held in Malaysia in 2015.

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