ASIA’S FINEST SET TO FACE PLANET’S BEST AT FIFA U-20 WORLD CUP: IRAN

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)-As the global stars of tomorrow descend on six cities throughout Korea Republic for the FIFA U-20 World Cup, the-AFC.com takes a look at the five Asian sides taking a shot at glory. Iran: Group C (Costa Rica, May 21, Seogwipo; Zambia, May 24, Seogwipo; Portugal, May 27, Incheon) Appearing in the tournament for only

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2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup: Norafkan, Iran’s late, great arrival

(IranSportsPress.com-FIFA.com)- As Omid Norafkan’s flight touched down on the idyllic island of Jeju, you would have forgiven him for musing over how different things easily could have been. Iran boosted by the late arrival of Omid Norafkan The midfield engine has shone for Iranian giants Esteghlal this year Norafkan is the Tehran outfit’s youngest ever

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Asia’s five teams at the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017: IRAN

(IranSportsPress.com-Football-Tribe.com)- Iran have waited 16 years to participate in their third FIFA U-20 World Cup and will be aiming to reach the knockout tournament for the first time. Captain Omid Noorafkan, who has emerged as a star at Esteghlal in the last two seasons, was nearly unable to participate in the tournament, with manager Alireza Mansourian

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