Iran’s women football team advanced to the second round of the Asian Zone qualifiers for the 2024 Paris Olympic Women’s Football Tournament.

Iran PressAsia:Iran finished top of Group B following their 1-1 stalemate against Myanmar in their Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024 Asian Qualifiers Round 1 match on Saturday.

Iran and Myanmar shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Myanmar were aiming to bounce back from their 1-0 defeat against Iran, but it was the Central Asian side who took the lead through Zandi in the 14th minute, reported. 

Myanmar pushed forward and were rewarded in the 57th minute through Win Theingi Tun’s equalizer but Iran held on to take home a share of the spoils and a place in the next round. 

The seven group winners from Round 1 will continue their quest in Round 2, which is expected to commence in October. 

In the next round, they will be joined by the five highest-seeded teams - DPR Korea, Japan, Australia, China PR, and Korea Republic – and divided into three groups. 

Four teams - the three group winners and the best-ranked runners-up - will then progress to Round 3 to play two pairs of home and away matches, slated for February 2024, with the eventual winners qualifying for the Women’s Olympic Football Tournament Paris 2024.


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