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Second consecutive FIFA World Cup for Team Melli

Iran reach second consecutive FIFA World Cup™ Team Melli defeat Uzbekistan to join Brazil and Russia at the finals Carlos Queiroz’s side have yet to concede in Group B, after eight games The scenes in Tehran were jubilant. Coaching staff and players streamed onto the pitch and celebrated in unison. Giant flags were waved, prayers were undertaken and bear hugs …

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Iran qualifies for 2018 World Cup, in sharp contrast to ‘embarrassing’ Israel

Monday’s win over Uzbekistan is celebrated in the streets of Tehran; Israel’s team was booed from the stadium in Haifa after losing to Albania on Sunday BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF AND AFP June 13, 2017, 2:02 pm Monday’s win was Iran’s sixth from eight matches in Group A and took the table-toppers to 20 points, with South Korea in …

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Kudos to Team Melli. Iran to the World Cup 2018

A glorious goal by Mehdi Taremi in the dying minutes of  the match put the icing on the cake for Team Melli after Sardar Azmoun scored midway in the first half. Taremi finished it in style for Team Melli to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Team Melli defeated Uzbekistan 2-0 in a near capacity Azadi stadium …

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Iran seek qualification for world Cup 2018

  Iran will book qualification for Russia 2018 with a home victory Japan can establish a three-point lead in Group B if they prevail  Both Thailand and Iraq will play for nothing but pride Asia’s qualifing for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ is approaching its first watershed moment with Iran in sight of reaching the global finals. A victory …

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Alireza Jahanbakhsh closing

Jahanbakhsh came off the bench in all three of his side’s Group F games but a scoreless draw with Nigeria was followed by a last-gasp 1-0 defeat to Argentina and a 3-1 loss to Bosnia and Herzegovina as Team Melli exited at the first hurdle. The experience, though, proved invaluable for the forward, who has since go on to become …

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Iran vs. Uzbekistan : Match review

 The match on Monday against Uzbekistan will be the stepping stone for Qualification to FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. Team Melli needs the 3 points to qualify with two matches in hand however; it will be facing a tough and none-yielding opponent who has aspirations of their own. Since the independence of Uzbekistan from the Soviet Union back in …

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Team Melli on track for the Uzbekistan match

Team Melli is on course in preparation for the crucial match against Uzbekistan on Monday. FIFA announced the name of the referees for the match. Ahmad Abu Baker Said Al Kaf from Oman will be assisted by Hamed Suleiman and Abu Baker Saleem. The fourth referee is Omar Mubarak all from the Sultanate of Oman. The Omani referee was the …

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Another IRIFF blunder on the way!

The Iranian football federation once again is planning to appoint low or no experience coaches for Youth Teams. After elimination from the group stages of the FIFA U-20 World Cup 2017 in Korea Rep. and failure of coach Peyrovani to get the best out of one of the most promising youth teams in decades , FFIRI is looking to renew the …

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Morale boosting win for Team Melli against Montenegro.

Team Melli defeated Montenegro 1-2 in a friendly International match in the capital city Podgorica on Sunday. Team Melli was camping in Austria, before travelling to Montenegro for the match. Both Iran and Montenegro are preparing for the FIFA World Cup2018 qualifiers next week. Iran played a goalless draw against Montenegro three years ago before the World Cup. The Montenegro …

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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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