WATCH: Sublime skill that made Iranian Women's team Futsal Champions of Asia

At the weekend Iran were crowned champions of the 2015 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Futsal Championship, after defeating Japan 1-0 in the final in Malaysia.

Iran scored some unbelievable goals during the Championship - one look at their highlights reel shows why they were worthy winners.

Video courtesy of Benchwarmers


“We had done a lot in preparation for this game and our patience and perseverance had paid off with this championship,” Iran coach Forouzan Soleimani said afterwards.

“I believe the future of Iranian women’s futsal is even brighter now and we are looking forward to participating in more international championships in the future.”

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