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Iran Earns Third Win at Indoor Hockey Asia Cup

Tasnim
19 Jul 2019, 22:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's men's team earned its third successive victory at the 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup on Thursday.

- Sports news -

Iran beat Malaysia 4-1 in Group A. Team Melli will face the Philippines on Friday.

Iran has already defeated Bangladesh (8-0) and Thailand (7-2).

Iran's women's team also defeated Nepal 5-1.

The Persian women started the campaign with a 5-0 win over the Philippines and lost to Kazakhstan 6-0 in its second match.

Iran will meet Uzbekistan on Friday.

The 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup is the eighth edition of the men';s Indoor Hockey Asia Cup, the biennial international men';s indoor hockey championship of Asia organized by the Asian Hockey Federation.

The competition is being held alongside the women';s tournament in Chonburi, Thailand from 15 to 21 July 2019.

Iran's men team is the defending champion having won the 2017 edition.

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