Sun, 10 Dec 2023

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Saeid Ahmad Abbasi says Iran underlined its title credentials with 5-0 win over Indonesia in Group C of the AFC Futsal Asian Cup Kuwait 2022 on Wednesday.

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The win puts Iran in pole position, two points ahead of Chinese Taipei and Lebanon, who played a 1-1 draw, in the race for a knockout stage berth.

"For me it doesn't matter who was the better player," said Ahmad Abbasi, who was named Player of the Match. "We are a team and it's the first game, which was really tough, so collectively we did well to earn the three points.

"With this victory we showed to Asia that we are serious title contenders and our target is to reach the final and win the championship for the 13th time.

"We had a wonderful game and the players enjoyed it," added the 30-year-old.

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