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Panama; the next Team Melli Opponent.

 Team Melli, will be meeting another World Cup qualifier,  Panama next month as part of preparations for the 2018 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. The Panamanian Football Federation, known as FEPAFUT, announced in a statement that the match has been scheduled for November 10 in the Austrian capital city of Vienna, and will give both national teams …

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Good start for WC preparation: Iran 2-0 Togo

Team Melli defeated the African Side Togo 2-0  on Thursday in front a disappointing number of fans in Azadi Stadium Both goals were scored by Karim Ansarifard in the second half within 10 minutes of each other. The first half ended goalless. Carlos Queiroz gave several players their debut including Saman Ghoddos who was instrumental in the first goal, Ahmad Abdollahzadeh …

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Biranvand dipping form, a worry for Team Melli.

Just as most Team Melli fan breathed a sigh of relief for having a strong and reliable goalkeeper between the post of Team Melli goal line, Alireza Biranvand has hit his lowest form since joining Iran’s squad. After years of unceratinity and problems in the goalkeeping post with several changes of goalkeepers, it was apparent that the young Biranvand has …

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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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Shojaei left out of Team Melli squad.

Team Melli arrived in Korea well ahead of the clash against South Korea at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday 31st August. The Taeguk Warriors have a poor record against Iran of late, losing their last four meetings 1-0. For the Koreans this match is more than beating Iran as their qualification to the finals is in doubt if they …

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Portuguese from Man Utd enforcer to Mr. World Cup

  Carlos Queiroz was once Alex Ferguson’s formidable number two at Manchester United, but he has now carved out a new reputation: the man who can take your team to the World Cup. After Queiroz’s Iran became only the second team to qualify for Russia 2018, he is savouring the unique feat of reaching four World Cups with three different …

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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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Watford, Bournemouth and Burnley lead chase for £9m-rated Iran winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

Premier League clubs are chasing Iranian winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh Dutch side AZ Alkmaar will consider selling this summer for around £9million Jahanbakhsh has continued to attract Premier League scouts this season  By Simon Jones for MailOnline PUBLISHED: 20:19 BST, 29 April 2017  Watford, Bournemouth and Burnley are among the clubs closely following Iran international winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh. The 23-year-old has …

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Hadi Aghili hangs his boots.

Team Melli former central defender has retired from football. Hadi Aghili who is currently on the books of Sepahan , announced that he is quitting football altogether. The 36 years old defender had a turbulent career marred by indiscipline and revolt. 5 years ago, he was banned from Team Melli at his prime when he suddenly quit Team Melli camp because …

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A new face in Team Melli’s final prectise session.

Team Melli conducted its last practise session before the China game at Sanat Naft research institute field in Tehran today morning. The session was attended by all the 23 players of the squad and no injuries were reported among the players. There was an initial fear that Alireza Jahanbakhsk who received a knock against Qatar, might be absent for this match, …

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