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Iran football finishes 2nd in Asian Youth Games

Source: Tehran Times

The Iran U-14 football team lost to South Korea on Friday at the final match of the Asian Youth Games (AYG). In the match held at the Jiangning Sports Center in Nanjing, China, the Iranian outfit was defeated by the Korean team 1-0. Kim Jungmin scored the lone goal of the game two minutes into the second half.

South Korea's Cho Youngwook (1st R) shows regrets after missing a goal during the boy's football final against Iran (Xinhua/Cao Can)

Iran had previously defeated Indonesia (4-0), Hong Kong (5-0), Saudi Arabia (5-0), Vietnam (2-1) and Iraq (1-0) in the event.

The 2nd Asian Youth Games opened on August 16 in Nanjing, China and runs until August 24.

Just like the inaugural edition, the games will serve as a dress rehearsal for the upcoming 2014 Summer Youth Olympics, which will also be held in the same city.

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