Iran's Hashem Beikzadeh to miss 2015 Asian Cup
Tehran, January 8 (IANS)
Iran's defender Hashem Beikzadeh will miss the 2015 AFC Asian Cup football tournament due to a hand injury.
Beikzadeh suffered a hand injury in Iran's training camp in Australia on Tuesday. He was transferred to the hospital and underwent a scan to determine the extent of his injury, reports Xinhua.
The doctors confirmed the unavailability of the 30-year-old left-back for the tournament on Thursday.
Iran has been drawn in Group C along with Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
The AFC Asian Cup will begin January 9 in Australia.