Iran booked a place in the FIFA Futsal World Cup after defeating Kyrgyzstan 7-0 in the quarter-final of the AFC Futsal Championship at Uzbekistan Stadium on Wednesday.
Iran took the lead on seven minutes through Tayebi before Mohammad Taheri and two goals from Tayebi put the 10-time winner in firm control at the interval.
And Iran's dominance continued after the restart as Ghodrat Bahadori, Asghar Hassanzadeh and Mehran Alighadr all got on the scoresheet before Tayebi completed his hat-trick to seal the win, the-afc wrote.
The Iranian team has advanced to the FIFA Futsal World Cup for seventh time in eight editions.
Vietnam also advanced to the semis after edging out defending champion Japan 2-1 on penalties following a 4-4 draw after extra-time.
The Vietnamese has also qualified for the FIFA Futsal World Cup for the first time.
Iran will play Vietnam in the semi-final on Friday and host Uzbekistan face Thailand
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