Sardar Azmoun’s goal in the 48th minute gave Iran’s football team a 1-0 victory in the inaugural CAFA Nations Cup.
In the 90th minute, Iranian defender Hossein Kanani was issued a second yellow card. In the first round, Melli, led by Amir Ghalenoei, defeated Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. Oman defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 to take home the bronze medal.
CAFA Nations Cup 2023
In the 48th minute at the Milliy Stadium in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Sardar Azmoun scored Iran’s goal. In the 90th minute, Iran’s Hossein Kanani received his second caution.
Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan were defeated by Team Melli, led by Amir Ghalenoei, in the first round. Oman defeated Kyrgyzstan 1-0 to take home the bronze medal.
- Iran scores goal in 48th minute; Iran’s Hossein Kanani receives second caution.
- Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan defeated by Melli, Oman wins the bronze medal.
- CAFA hosts the 2023 CAFA Nations Cup in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.
Central Asian Football Association (CAFA) organized the 2023 CAFA Nations Cup. From June 10 to 20, the event took place in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.