Played in the Azadi Stadium in Tehran, Iran Mexico, Greece, Japan and Iran were also invited but did not enter. Semifinals [Jan 17] Iran 2-2 Italy U-21 [3-4 pen] [Ali Daei 74, Mehdi Hashemi-Nasab 86; Vincenzo Areono 23, 7pen; att: 30,000] Egypt 0-0 China [3-2 pen] [att: 30,000] Third Place Match [Jan 19] Iran 4-0 China [Ali Daei 14, Mohamadreza Mahdavi 25, Alireza Nikbakht-Vahedi 39, Yadollah Akbari 83; att: 15,000] Final [Jan 19] Egypt 1-1 Italy U-21 [3-4 pen] [Hossam Hassan 85; Vincenzo Areono 72pen; att: 15,000] Winners: Italy U-21, manager: Roberto Boninsegna
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