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AFC Asian Cup: Iran Team Bus Slogan Confirmed

11 Dec 2018, 23:41 GMT+10

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) revealed the Team Bus slogans for the 24 participating teams in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

- Sports news - After shortlisting the thousands of entries in phase one, each nation was then given a selection of three catchphrases to choose from in the second phase, which ended on November 1, 2018.

The month-long contest, which was launched to give football fans the opportunity to showcase their passion and be a part of the continental showpiece, was a major hit on social media with the second phase receiving over 105,000 votes across the AFC's digital platforms.

The Islamic Republic of Iran led the Continent in engagement numbers, garnering over 25,000 votes, with the winning slogan - Eighty Million People, One Nation, One Heartbeat - securing over 11,000 votes.

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1.

The Iran national football team has been drawn along with Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam in Group D.

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