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Iran rules supreme at the top of FIFA Asian Ranking

Team Melli continued to rule the FIFA Asian Ranking for the month of May 2017. Korea Rep, Japan and Australia follow Iran in the ranking   WORLD RANK Rank Team Points 26 Northern Ireland 823 26 Republic of Ireland 823 28 Iran 820 29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 815 30 Senegal 805    Asian Rank World Rank Team Previous Points  1 28 …

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Safet Susic turns down Iran’s job

Sarajevo – The coach of Bosnia and Herzegovina confirmed today that the job of Iran’s football team Head coach was offered to him by two Iranian federations executives, but he has turned it down. In today’s meeting of the Executive Committee of the Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina , in Sarajevo a decision will be reached whether the current national football …

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Susic and Queiroz leave posts

fifa.com © Getty Images 26 Jun 2014 PA   Bosnia and Herzegovina are set to begin a new era under a new coach after their FIFA World Cup™ campaign ended on Wednesday, while Iran will also begin their search for Carlos Queiroz’s replacement after not renewing his contract. Coach of the Balkan team, Safet Susic, has announced he will step …

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World Cup 2014 Group’F’: How can the teams qualify?

Ahead of the final round of fixtures in Group F, we look at the various permutations.  The remaining games are Nigeria vs Argentina and Iran vs Bosnia-Herzegovina.  Argentina – Qualified Lionel Messi’s late goal over Iran last week booked a place for the Argentinians in the last 16.  A draw over second place Nigeria will see them top Group F. …

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How Iran Will Line Up Against Bosnia

Iran continue to prepare for their decisive clash with Bosnia tomorrow, fully aware that three points will likely take them to the knockout stages of the World Cup for the first time in the nation’s history. Confidence is high in the Iran camp after the impressive performance against Argentina last weekend, and a tough stretch of luck for Bosnia has …

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Bosnia & Herzegovina vs Iran – Match Preview

By Jimmy Coverdale Jun-24-2014 Photo by Action Images/John Sibley Match: Bosnia and Herzegovina vs Iran Date and Time: Wednesday 26 June 13:00 Local Time, 18:00 GMT, 20:30 Tehran Time Location: Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador   Match Projection: Match Preview: Prior to the commencement of the World Cup, this fixture was earmarked as a potential round of 16 decider with one of …

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Not so impressive Argentina rescued by Messi

Argentina’s 2-1 defeat of Bosnia and Herzegovina in their 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ debut is hardly likely to generate great delight among Albiceleste fans. That said, there are times when all that matters is getting the job done, and this was one such occasion. Those fans are likely to make a similar observation about the game as the players themselves did …

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Susic: We won’t sacrifice a player to man-mark Messi

No Miralem Pjanic, no Edin Dzeko, no problem for Bosnia and Herzegovina. Even without the mercurial Roma midfielder and the €32m Manchester City striker, Safet Susic’s side comfortably saw off Brazilian club Santos U-21s 5-1 in an unofficial friendly on Monday – their last before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. It was the Bosnians’ fourth successive victory and will …

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Iran drops 6 places in FIFA Ranking of June 2014

Iran maintained top Asian ranking in the monthly list issued today (Thursday 4th Jun 2014) despite dropping a significant 6 places down  to 43 in the overall FIFA Ranking. In the last ranking to be issued before the World Cup kick off, Iran tally of 641 points ranks it above Japan (626) Korea Rep (547) and Uzbekistan (539) in Asia. Australia …

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5 Bosnia players to watch at World Cup

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — With an attack-minded coach and a world-class striker leading the way, Bosnia is looking to score plenty of goals at the World Cup. Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko scored most of the team’s goals in qualifying, and coach Safet Susic will be looking for plenty more when the team gets to Brazil to face Argentina, Iran …

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