Kabaddi Masters Dubai | Emad Sedaghatnia scores 11 points as Iran hammer Argentina 54-24

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Kabaddi Masters Dubai | Emad Sedaghatnia scores 11 points as Iran hammer Argentina 54-24

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Iran produced a commanding performance as they thrashed Argentina 54-24 in the third match of the Dubai Kabaddi Masters. Emad Sedaghatnia led the scoring charts for Iran and scored 11 points and he was ably supported by the other raiders, who contributed to their team’s victory in the group game.

Argentina opened their account in the second minute with a tackle point and followed it with another to lead 2-0 after three minutes. Iran’s captain Mohammed Ghorbani scored his team’s first point as they trailed 1-3 after four minutes. Both teams were level on points after five minutes. Iran showed their experience as they opened a three-point gap to lead 8-5 after nine minutes. 

Iran inflicted the first all out of the match in the 11th minute to lead 11-5. Nahuel Lopez got a raid point for Argentina in the 13th minute. Iran came up with a moment of magic as Emad Sedaghatnia scored with a five-point raid and led 19-6. The second all out of the match came in the 14th minute as Iran led 23-6. 

The strong Iran defence didn’t allow Argentine raiders to settle throughout the first half. Iran led 30-7 after 17 minutes and inflicted an all out in the next minute. Argentine’s defense didn’t have any answer to Iran’s raiders as they managed just two tackle points in the first half. Iran were comfortably superior as they ended the first half with a massive 30-point lead. 

Emad attained a super 10 as Iran led 38-7 after 22 minutes. Iran continued their dominance as they scored raid and tackle points with ease. Another all out was inflicted in the 25th minute as Iran led 45-8.  Emad got another raid point for Iran in the 30th minute. 

Iran took their foot off the pedal in the last few minutes of the match. Argentina inflicted an all out in the 37th minute to restore some pride and respectability to the scoreline. Argentina trailed 20-52. Iran showed their class and experience throughout the match as they recorded a comprehensive 54-24 victory.

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