TEHRAN - Bayern Munich striker Vahid Hashemian grabbed both goals as Iran beat Asian Cup winners Japan 2-1 on Friday to boost their chances of qualifying for the 2006 World Cup. The victory put Iran level at the top of Group B on four points with Bahrain who beat DPR Korea by the same scoreline earlier on Friday in Pyongyang. Japan are a point behind the new pacesetters. Read More . . .