Iran Clinches Title at
AFC Womenís Futsal Championship
Defending champions Iran claimed a historic second successive win at the
Asian Football Confederation Womenís Futsal Championship by defeating Japan
5-2 (May 12).
The Iranian outfit faced off Japan at the Indoor Stadium Huamark in Bangkok,
following its outstanding performances at the major international tournament
hosted by Thailand.
Iranian sportswomen had trounced Vietnam on Thursday 5-0, which gave them a
smooth entry into the finals.
In the final fixture, Sara Shirbeigi scored 3 goals for Iran. Fereshteh
Karimi and Fahimeh Zarei jabbed Iranís fourth and fifth goals, and thus
secured the team its second successive championship title at the tournament.
The 2018 AFC Womenís Futsal Championship, which is the second edition of
the international event, started on May 2 and wrapped up on May 12, 2018.