Iran futsal team defeats Russia in friendly

Tehrantimes - The Iranian futsal team defeated Russia 6-4 in friendly match on Monday.

The match took place in Tehran’s Handball Hall.

Hossein Tayyebi (two goals), Aliasghar Hassanzadeh, Mehdi Javid, MohammadrezaSangsefidi and Ahmad Esmaeilpour scored for the Iranian team.

Earlier in the day, Iran U-23 futsal team defeated 4-2 the Russian U-23 team.

Farhad Kazemi, who stepped down as Siahjamegan coach, and Yahya Golmohammadi, who was sacked as head coach of Zob Ahan, are among the candidates.

Iranian teams will face Russian counterparts on Tuesday.  

Iran lost to Russia 4-3 in the semi-final of the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016.

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