Dec 12, 2022 12:44
2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships:
Three victories and a defeat for Iran’s Men, up to day 5
With 3 days until the conclusion of the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships Iranian goalball players have achieved Three victories and a defeat, in Group D.


Iran NPC, Tehran: At the end of Day 5 of the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships, Iranian goalball players have achieved three victories and a defeat.

Iran’s men goalball squad was defeated narrowly by China, for the first time in the 2022 IBSA Goalball World Championships on Sunday 11 December.

Actually, China had some troubles to overcome Iran and the team were leading the score for a long period of the match, but the Chinese squad showed nerves of steel and made the turn the score in its favour.

Iranian players hadn’t tasted defeat before facing Chinese. They had defeated Colombia (15-5), Egypt (10-3) and Argentina (10-6), later.

This Monday, Day 6, Iran will have to face Lithuania!


Iran is drawn in Group D along with China, Lithuania, Ukraine, the U.S., Egypt, Mexico and Colombia.

The competition started on Dec. 7 in Matosinhos, Portugal and will run until Dec. 16. This tournament is the first chance to lock up spots in the Paralympic Games Paris 2024, with the top two men’s and women’s teams earning their berths.

Iran goalball team


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