TEHRAN (Tasnim)- Iran edged past Nepal 1-0 in the AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Qualifiers Round 1 on Wednesday.
Arisa Koohgard was on target for Iran in the 81st minute.
Iran will next take on Jordan in Group H on Sunday.
The competition will take place at the Prince Mohammed Stadium in Zarqa, Jordan.
The 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup qualification will determine the participating teams in the 2024 AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup final tournament.
The group winner will qualify for Round 2 of the Qualifiers consisting of eight teams, which will take place in September 2023.
The top four teams from Round 2 will qualify for the AFC U-17 Women’s Asian Cup Indonesia 2024.
Japan, DPR Korea and China PR have already qualified as the top three teams from the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2019.