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Iran U-23 Edges Iraq U-23 in Friendly

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran U-23 football team edged Iraq U-23 team 1-0 in Baghdad Tuesday night.

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Aria Yousefi scored the only goal of the match in the 12th minute.

Mehdi Mahdavikia's team will play another friendly with Iraq on Friday.

Iran prepares for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, to be held in Uzbekistan from June 1 to 19.

Host Uzbekistan, the 2018 champion, will have Iran, Qatar and newcomer Turkmenistan to contend with in Group A.