2016 World Cup Kabbadi: Iran beat Japan in a close encounter, book semi-final birth

15 October 2016, 10:20 PM
2016 World Cup Kabbadi Representative image
2016 World Cup Kabbadi Representative image

Iran defeated Japan in a Pool B game on Saturday with score ending of 38-34 thereby securing semi-final berth at 2016 World Cup Kabbadi.

Iran is considered to be a strong contender for title in this world cup. Iranian team have being impressive and outplayed each opponent they have faced so far.

Iranians do not rely on any particular player as they have impressed everyone in all formats. Japan had worked very hard as a team but were not good enough to match mighty Iranian side. However Japan managed to get one point as the score difference at the end of the match was less than seven. 

First Published: Saturday, October 15, 2016 10:13 PM

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