Iran started the 2017 IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships on a high note on Tuesday.
The Iranian team defeated South Korea 3-0 in Group B of the competition underway in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Ahmadreza Shahhosseini, Hossein Rajabpour and Behzad Zadaliasghari scored for the Iranian team.
Iran will meet hosts Malaysia at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.
Group A consists of China, Japan and Thailand.
Only the top two teams will qualify for the last four stage.
Iran will defend the title it won in Japan in 2015 by defeating China on penalties in the final.
History of the IBSA Blind Football Asian Championships:
2005 Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam), winners - Japan
2007 Seoul (South Korea), China
2009 Tokyo (Japan), China
2011 Sendai (Japan), China
2013 Beijing (China), China
2015 Tokyo (Japan), Iran