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Panama match squad selected

Carlos Queiroz picked 26 League players for the upcoming friendly international match against Panama The latest Team Melli squad consists of players from the local Persian Gulf League only with no foreign based players named in the list.   The Squad GOALKEEPERS AKHBARI, Mohammad Reza Saipa BIRANVAND, Alireza Persepolis HOSSEINI, Majid Esteghlal MAZAHERI, Mohammad Rashid Zob Ahan DEFENDERS AGHAEI, Saeed …

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Queiroz invites 27 players for Togo & Russia matches.

The official list of 27 players invited to join Team Melli squad for the matches against Togo and Russia have been announced. Queiroz has picked 4 new members of the squad including the naturalized Iranian Swede, Saman Ghoddos.  Earlieer reports indicated that Ghoddos did not satisfy the requirements to play for Iran, however, there was no official communique from the …

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Team Melli in practise for Togo and Russia

Team Melli started its first training session in preparation for the double-header against Togo and Russia. Queiroz invited 23 players including Mehdi Taremi who is under FIFA suspension for 4 months !!! The first match will be in Azadi Stadium against the African team , Togo  currently ranked 121 in the FIFA Ranking. The most famous player in the squad …

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The Squad to face Uzbekistan announced

The Iranian Football Federation announced the list of 26 player which Carlos Queiroz has picked for the match against Uzbekistan. The squad, already in camp in Austria, will face Montenegro in a friendly international match before the vital against the Uzbek team which in itself is looking for a win in the hope of clinching a place in next year’s …

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Team Melli commence training.

Team Melli training will start in earnest after an initial squad was announced earlier today by Carlos Queiroz. Iran is facing Qatar on the 22nd of March and then 5 days later, will play against China in Azadi. Two wins will go a long way in assuring the qualification for the FIFA World Cup 2018 Finals. The squad includes domestic …

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19 players invited to Team Melli Camp 2017.

Carlos Queiroz invited 19 players to join Team Melli Training camp , which will start immediately without Legionnaire players and expected to continue training in the UAE as of next Tuesday. It is still not clear if the match against Morocco is On or not. As always , FFIRI has a dysfunctional PR that refuses to  give any details and leave …

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Ando Teymourian is axed from Team Melli!

The latest squad of Team Melli has one unpleasant surprise as the Captain Andranik Teymourian has been omitted from the list. Teymourian, who has not started the last 2 matches for Team Melli, has been left behind and will not make the trip to Malaysia for the training camp or the match against Syria.  Team Melli will be leaving on Tuesday. …

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Squad for Uzbekistan and South Korea announced

The list of 25 Team Melli players who will have the difficult mission of facing Uzbekistan away and then South Korea has been published today by the IRIFF. There are no surprises in the team , however the list included 3 uncapped players; Akhbari, Ansari and Aghayei. Team Melli has just returned from a camp in Armenia where they played one friendly …

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Futsal teams departs to Bogota with great expectations.

Asian Futsal Champion, Iran departed to Bogota to participate in the FIFA Futsal World Cup Colombia 2016 with great expectation. Iran goes into the FIFA Futsal World Cup with significant momentum, claiming the 2016 AFC Futsal Championship where they racked up an incredible 48 goals.  This is the sixth appearance for Futsal Team Melli in the World Cup which is now …

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Final Players List for Qatar & China matches announced.

Carlos Queiroz announced the final list of the 24 players who will be available for the two first matches in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers against Qatar and China. The major omission of the list is Reza Ghoochannejad who has just recovered from a long injury and recently been playing regularly for his Dutch club  Heerenveen. On Saturday , …

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