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Final list of Iran’s Squad to the FIFA World Cup 2014

Iran’s football federation has announced the final list of 24 players , rather than 23 that will be sent to FIFA for the World Cup 2014 . The extra player will be decided between Khanzadeh and Beikzadeh depending on the later’s injury report. Khanzadeh will be accompanying the team in any case, but will not be part of the squad if Beikzadeh recovers in time.

The only surprise omission in this list is Mohammad Reza Khalatbary who did not feature much in the friendly games. Taking into account his pace and explosive runs on the wings, he would have been ideal fit for Queiroz game plan, however , he must have come short in other areas which the Portuguese coach found essential. Sardar Azmoun will be disappointed not to make the list , but on the bright side and as expected the other young and promising forward, Alireza Jahanbakhsh has made it.

 

 

The full list

 

Team Melli World Cup List

 

 

  Name Club
1 AHMADI, Rahman Sepahan
2 ALE NEMEH, Ahmad Naft Tehran
3 ANSARIFARD, Karim Tractorsazi
4 BEIGZADEH, Hashim Esteghlal
5 BEITASHOUR, Steven Vancouver Whitecaps
6 DAVARI, Daniel Grasshoppers
7 DEJAGAH, Ashkan Fulham
8 GHOOCHANNEJAD, Reza Charlton Athletics
9 HADDADIFAR, Ghassim Zob Ahan
10 HAGHIGHI, Alireza Sporting Covilhã
11 HAGHIGHI, Reza Persepolis
12 HAJSAFY, Ehsan Sepahan
13 HEYDARI, Khosrow Esteghlal
14 HOSSEINI, Jalal Persepolis
15 JAHANBAKHSH, AliReza NEC
16 KHANZADEH, Mohammadreza Zob Ahan
17 MAHINI, Hossein Persepolis
18 MONTAZERI, Pejman Um Salal
19 NEKOUNAM, Javad Al Kuwait
20 POOLADI, Mehrdad Persepolis
21 RAHMANI, Bakhtiyar Foolad Kuzestan
22 SADEGHI, AmirHossein Esteghlal
23 SHOJAEI, Masoud Las Palmas
24 TEYMOURIAN, Andranik Esteghlal

 

 

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