Iran wins rugby championship in west Asia

Tehran, Nov 2, IRNA – Iran’s seven-member national rugby team defeated on Saturday Afghan rugby team 7-33 to win rugby championship in western Asia.

In another game, the United Arab Emirates defeated Lebanon 17-13 and ranked third in the contest.

Iran’s national rugby team had defeated Lebanon, Afghanistan and the United Arab Emirates before advancing to finals.

The contests occurred on November 1-2 in Dubai in presence of teams from The United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan and Lebanon.



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