Iran beat Jordan to qualify for AFC Women’s Asian Cup

Iran’s national women’s football team defeated the team of Jordan in Group G match of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualification on Saturday to book a ticket at AFC Women’s Asian Cup for the first time in history.

The Iranian national women’s football team defeated the Jordanian national women’s football team on penalty shootouts to be able to take part in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup for the first time.

The match was held in Group G of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualification, which was held in Tajikistan.

The two teams equalized 0-0 at the end of the match and the penalty shootouts determined which team to go to the AFC Women’s Asian Cup.

Eventually, Iran defeated Jordan 4-2 on penalties. Zohreh Kodaei, the goalkeeper of the Iranian national team played a major role in winning the game for her team by blocking two kicks.

 

Source: Mehr