The AFC U16 Championship 2016 will kick off here in Goa capital today as the arch rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia face off in the Group A match. It will be followed up with a mouth watering and highly awaited clash between the hosts India and the UAE.
All the four teams have been practicing for about a week now and have held their cards close. The Saudis are hot favorites while Iran is no pushover either. Iran had a stupendous performance in the AFC U16 qualifiers held earlier. They had resounding victories over Bahrain, India and Lebanon, scoring 12 goals and conceding just one!
Saudi Arabia had a dominant performance over their rivals in the qualifiers beating Bangladesh 5-1 and UAE 6-2 on their way to the Championship Finals.
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