National football team to play friendly with Iraq

TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – The national Iranian football team will play against the Iraqi squad in a friendly match to be held in November.

As part of preparations for the next round of the AFC matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification, Iran’s national football squad will take on Iraqi rivals on November 6 in Tehran’s Azadi Sport Complex.

Iran’s friendly match was previously scheduled to be competed against Thai national football outfit while the event was cancelled following the death of the Southeast Asian country’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

Last Tuesday, Iranian Cheetahs, led by Carlos Queiroz of Portugal, entertained second-placed South Korea today in group A of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Asian Qualifiers Final Round and pulled out a convincing 1-0 victory over East Asian rivals to solidify their hopes of securing a place at the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018.

National football players of Iran are scheduled to take on Syria in their upcoming showdown to be held on the 15th November in the third-party venue of Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium located in Paroi, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.


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