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8/31/03

Iran's soccer team stands fifth in World University Games

Iran finished fifth in the soccer competitions of World University Games in Daigo, South Korea, Saturday, IRNA reported.

Iran crushed the Thai side 5-0, clinching the fifth title. Farid Abedi opened scoring for Iran in the 11th minute, Homayoun Geravand netted the second two minutes later, Bahman Tahmasbi struck the third on 19 minutes, and Abedi grabbed his double and Iran`s fourth five minutes before the break.

Nader Kord slotted home in the 77th minute to complete the Thailand rout.

Out of six matches, the Iranian team won five against Canada, Uruguay, China, England, and Thailand. Iran lost to the Czech Republic.

Sixteen teams took part in the event.

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