Team Melli training report

Doha – Al Rayan Training ground.

Iran’s national football team continued their preparation for the round 16 match against Syria with an evening session from 18:00 Doha time.

This practice session was held at Al-Rayyan Club. The squad reviewed the tactical plans of the coaching staff for the game against Syria on Wednesday.

Performing tactical tasks in two offensive and defensive phases in two different groups and reviewing tactical goals using small goals was the main part of the team’s training today.

In these two sections, Amir Ghalenoei, the head coach, repeatedly reminded the players of the important points by pausing the action as necessary.

Maintaining concentration during the pressure of the game, quick passes and single hits and combined work were the points emphasized in today’s training.

In the final part of the practice session, the players took turns in penalty kicks.

Before the start of today’s training, Ghalenoei spoke to the players for 15 minutes highlighting important points about the opponents and different game plans which would be used for the game..

Team Melli will continue its training tomorrow from 18:00. The media and press are allowed to attend the practice for the first 15 minutes of this training.