TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's U-23 football team was defeated against Indonesia U-23 in a friendly match on Saturday.
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Muhammad Rafli and Egy Maulana Vikri scored for the hosts at the Pakansari Stadium in Cibinong, Indonesia, and Reza Shekari was on target for Iran.
Iran had been held to a 1-1 draw by Indonesia on Wednesday at the Kapten I Wayan Dipta Stadium in Bali.
Iran is preparing for the AFC U-23 Championship.
Hamid Estili's team has been drawn in Group C of the competition along with Uzbekistan, China and South Korea.
The AFC U-23 Championship will be held in Thailand from January 8 to 26 and the top three teams of the tournament will qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics men's football tournament in Japan as the AFC representatives.