Iran wins futsal gold in Winter Deaflympics

The Iranian futsal team was crowned the men’s champion at the Erzurum 2024 Winter Deaflympics in Turkey.
Alireza Mokhtar-Abadi bagged a hat-trick as Reza Davarzani’s men defeated Japan 3-1 in the Tuesday’s final showpiece.
Iran overcame Italy and the Netherlands before playing to a stalemate against the host to finish atop the group and progress to the quarterfinals.
A last-eight victory over Algeria sent Iran into the semifinal clash against Brazil, where goals from Mokhtar-Abadi, Ali-Asghar Mahboubi, and Ali-Akbar Ahmadvand secured a 3-0 win for Davarzani’s side.


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