Foolad Khuzestan football team defeated Esteghlal on Sunday, claiming Iran’s Hazfi Cup for the first time.

Iran PressIran news: Foolad defeated Esteghlal 4-2 in the penalty shootout in Isfahan's Naghsh-e Jahan Stadium after a 0-0 draw.

Foolad F.C. also qualified for the 2021/22 AFC Champions League as Hazfi Cup winners.

Esteghlal is the most decorated team in the Hazfi Cup competition, winning the titles seven times.

The Hazfi Cup was founded in 1975.