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Iran Downs Bangladesh at Indoor Hockey Asia Cup

17 Jul 2019, 04:36 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran started the 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup on a high note on Tuesday.

- Sports news -

Team Melli defeated Bangladesh 8-0 in Pool A.

Iran will face Thailand on Wednesday.

The Iranian women team had defeated the Philippines 5-0 on Monday and will play Kazakhstan on Wednesday.

The 2019 Men';s Indoor Asia Cup is the eighth edition of the men';s Indoor Hockey Asia Cup, the biennial international men';s indoor hockey championship of Asia organized by the Asian Hockey Federation.

The competition is being held alongside the women';s tournament in Chonburi, Thailand from 15 to 21 July 2019.

Iran's men team is the defending champion having won the 2017 edition.

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