2022 Asian Para Games: Iran blind football held by Japan

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TEHRAN – Iran and Japan blind football teams played out a goalless draw in the 2022 Asian Para Games on Monday.

In the match held in Hangzhou’s GSP Stadium, Team Melli dominated the match but their players lacked the cutting edge.

Iran are to face Thailand on Tuesday.

Iran won a silver medal in the first edition in Guangzhou, Chin and claimed a gold medal four years later in Incheon, South Korea.

A total of 128 male athletes represent Iran in 16 events and 82 female athletes compete in 11 events.

Iran finished in third place in the 2018 Asian Para Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Iran’s slogan in the 2022 Asian Para Games is “Faith, Iran, Honor” and the name of the delegation is “Children of Iran”.

Hangzhou 2022 takes place from Oct. 22 to 28. An estimated 3,000 athletes compete across 22 sports.

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