Iran beats Northern Ireland 8 - 2

Northern Ireland played with courage

In the final group match between Iran and Northern Ireland the Asian team showed why they were the bronze medallist in the last Paralympic Games in London. However the Northern Ireland team played with courage and had already within 10 seconds a great chance to open the score.

The Northern Iraland players never gave up and scored two fantastic goals. However after a red card for their goalkeeper, the score extended from 4 - 2 in a few minutes to the final score 8 - 2.
Iran is the winner of group C and will face the runner up of group A, the team of Australia.

Northern Ireland
 
Name
Class
Played
Goals Scored
Sub In
Sub Out
Yellow
Red
1
FT3 R
53'
53'
2
FT2 R
60'
4
FT7 C
60'
28'
7
FT7 C
60'
40'
8
FT2 R
57'
57'
35'
9
FT6 RFD
56'
44'
56'
10
FT3 R
60'
6
FT1 R
3'
57'
11
FT7 C
4'
56'
Head coach: Alan Crooks
Iran
 
Name
Class
Played
Goals Scored
Sub In
Sub Out
Yellow
Red
4
FT8 RFD
60'
6
FT7 RFD
40'
40'
11
FT5 RFD
60'
31', 41', 52', 52'
13
FT3 RFD 20
45'
45'
8
FT2 RFD 20
0'
10
FT7 RFD
20'
40'
17
FT2 RFD 20
15'
45'
Head coach: Ali Rouzbahani