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Cherchesov excited at meeting Team Melli; one of the strongest defenses in the world.

The host of the FIFA 2018 World Cup will host the Iran’s Team Melli in the first game in the autumn. Russia, which is preparing itself for the finals of the FIFA World Cup, has preferred to use the FIFA day to play  against a club side while the majority of the national teams are involved in the World Cup …

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Queiroz “I am thinking of starting a public funding for Team Melli”

Queiroz: Qualification Celebrations should be for others / accusation of collusion is dirty and cowardly  Team Melli head coach says that “the bad  and rough behavior of the Syrian players in the last game will inspire the national team with a motivated desire to defeat them in Azadi stadium.” According to ISNA, Team Melli head coach Carlos Queiroz was talking …

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No reception party for Team Melli squad !!

Carlos Queiroz refused to give an interview on arrival at Imam Khomeini International airport as a result of what he claimed as lack or respect by the management of the federation. Team Melli squad arrived in Tehran after a long trip from South Korea after playing a goal-less draw against the host nation in the qualifying rounds of the FIFA …

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Queiroz on top

Team Melli shut down the Korean machine once again and prevented over 66,000 fans in the landmark World Cup stadium from leaving the stadium cheerfully. Iran drew away to South Korea, the only team in these FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers that have left the Korean soil with a point. The two teams have been rivals in Asia for many …

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Heartbreak for the massive Korean fans after Iran draw.

By Joo Kyung-don SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Yonhap) — A red-colored football fever heated up the country’s largest football-only stadium Thursday as more than 60,000 South Korean fans decked out in red national team jerseys packed the venue to see their team’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Iran. The Korea Football Association (KFA) said 63,124 fans were in attendance in South …

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Iran Sets New Record in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Iran’s national football team has set a new record in FIFA World Cup qualifier matches by playing 12 consecutive matches, 1108 minutes, without conceding a single goal. Iran’s Thursday match with South Korea, which ended with a 0-0 draw, was the 12th match in a row that the Iranian cheetahs passed with a clean sheet. The record was praised by …

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Line up Korea Rep vs. Iran . Ehsan Hajsafy is starting, Azmoun on bench.

The line up for the match starting at 21:30 local time in World Cup Stadium , between Korea Rep and Iran has been announced. The big news is that Ehsan Hajsafy is not only is in the squad , but also starting the match. On the other hand, there is no place fr the new boy Saman Ghoddos and the …

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Queiroz “We are not afraid of playing in front of big S. Korean crowd”

By Yonhap  Aug 29, 2017  Iran’s national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz said Tuesday his side is not afraid of playing the World Cup qualifier this week at a stadium packed with South Korean fans. Iran and South Korea will go head-to-head at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday. Both teams are in Group A in the final Asian …

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Saman Ghoddos the Swedish-Iranian in Team Melli squad.

Carlos Queiroz included a player who is unknown to many Team Melli fans in Iran. The Swedish born Saman Ghoddos was picked by the Portuguese coach as part of the squad which will face South Korea in the World Cup 2018 qualifiers.   Saman Ghoddos ( born in Malmö September 6,1993 ) is a Swedish-born Iranian footballer who plays for Östersunds …

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REUTERS – Masoud Shojaei has been left out of coach Carlos Queiroz’s squad for Iran’s final World Cup qualifiers against South Korea and Syria after playing against an Israeli club. Shojaei and his Iran team mate Ehsan Hajsafi played for Greek side Panionios against Israel’s Maccabi Tel Aviv in a Europa League qualifier earlier this month, prompting Iran’s deputy sports …

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