Sat, 23 Feb 2019

Iran Loses to India at Hero Gold Cup

10 Feb 2019, 16:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) Irans womens football team was defeated against host India at Hero Gold Cup on Saturday. - Sports news - Anju Tamang was India's match-winner, scoring in the 48th minute as the South Asian team made it five wins in a row having won their last four friendlies against Hong Kong and Indonesia respectively.

Earlier in the day, Myanmar had defeated Nepal 3-0.

Up next for Iran is Myanmar on Monday while India will play Nepal.

Myanmar is the highest ranked team in the tournament with a FIFA ranking of 44, while Iran is ranked 60th and India is 62. Nepal is the lowest-ranked team.

Hero Gold Cup concludes on Friday with the top two teams squaring off after the round robin in the final.

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