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Iran's Hashem Beikzadeh to miss 2015 Asian Cup

Iran's defender Hashem Beikzadeh will miss the 2015 AFC Asian Cup football tournament due to a hand injury

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News 09 Jan 2015, 01:59 IST
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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.

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