Nov 20, 2022 07:35
Iran 4th at 2022 IBSA Blind Football AO Champs

Iran finished in fourth place at the 2022 International Blind Football Federation (IBSA) Blind Football Asia/Oceania Championships.

In the third-place match, Iran was defeated against Japan 4-3 in penalty shootout after the two teams shared the spoils in a 0-0 draw.

Formerly, Iranian squad won over Australia, Uzbekistan and South Korea but lost to China in penalty shootout and failed to qualify for the final match.


Securing the spots in 2024 Paralympic Games, China won the title and Thailand stood the second. 

The event served as the qualifier for the 2023 World Championships Birmingham 2023 and Paris Paralympics 2024 and China, Thailand and Japan also qualified for it.

The competition was held in Kochi, India from November 11 to 18.

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