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Matches

25/10/2009
2:0 (1:0)
  • Payam SADEGHIAN (44')
  • Kaveh REZAEI (84')

Summary

Iran hang on against Gambia

A goal in each half saw Iran - best in Asia during qualifying - edge nine-man African champions Gambia in the first match from Calabar.

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Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Ali DOUSTIMEHR (IRN)
(GAM) Tariq SAIGY

Officials

Referee: Pablo POZO (CHI)Assistant Referee 1: Patricio BASUALTO (CHI)Assistant Referee 2: Francisco MONDRIA (CHI)Fourth official: Carlos BATRES (GUA)

Have Your Say

(Total comments 42)


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Persia
13/04/2010 at 13:23
Persia (Iran)
Only Iran Only
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nherpare
04/11/2009 at 13:56
nherpare (Scotland)
where are the gambians?
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jolof12
01/11/2009 at 00:46
jolof12 (USA)
nherpare, do you watch your own team. if so then please tell me which team eliminated ghana form this world cup edition.waiting for your reply
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Statistics

15Shots12
4Corner kicks1
3Yellow cards2
0Second yellow card and red card1
0Red Cards1
51%Possession (%)49%
  • Action picture during the game between Iran and Gambia in Calabar at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, counting for Group C, 25 October 2009.
  • Action picture during the game between Iran and Gambia in Calabar at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, counting for Group C, 25 October 2009.
  • Action picture during the game between Iran and Gambia in Calabar at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, counting for Group C, 25 October 2009.
  • Action picture during the game between Iran and Gambia in Calabar at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, counting for Group C, 25 October 2009.
  • Action picture during the game between Iran and Gambia in Calabar at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Nigeria 2009, counting for Group C, 25 October 2009.
  • Bahman Maleki (IRN) and Ebrima Bojang (GAM) during the game between Iran and Gambia
We have a very prepared team here in Nigeria; we put in a lot of effort to be ready. We knew a lot about our opponents today and we executed our game plan. I asked my boys to do a job and they did it perfectly tonight. I am a happy man. Iran coach, Ali Doustimehr