Larijani felicitates soccer team on achievement

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TEHRAN, Jun. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in a message, expressed congratulations on advancement of national football team to 2018 FIFA World Cup.

“Honorable qualification of Iran’s football team for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia brought contentment and merriment to the Iranian nation,” Larijani’s congratulatory message reads.

He further stated that receiving an early ticket to the global campaign was a sign of lofty aspiration and immense strength of the country’s youth who brought honor and joy.

“Hereby, I commend managers, coaches, players and the noble Iranian nation on the great accomplishment and wish success of young people of the country in all international arenas,” he concluded.

National Iranian football team beat Uzbekistan 2-0 on Monday evening in Tehran booking a place at 2018 FIFA World Cup. Iran’s fifth appearance in the prestigious sportive event was secured with 11 successive clean sheets.

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