Iranian, Russian football federations ink MoU

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TEHRAN, Oct. 11 (MNA) – The friendly match between Iranian and Russian football teals led to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between federations of the two countries.

Russia held National Iranian football team at a one-all draw in an international friendly on Tuesday evening in the Russian city of Kazan. On the sideline of the encounter, Secretary General of Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mohammad Reza Saket and officials at the Russian Football Federation held a joint session to make necessary arrangements to continue bilateral cooperation.

Iran’s Saket, while confirming the statement in a radio interview, said “the joint meetings led to signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Iran and Russia.”

Under the terms of the agreement, main football teams of Iran, while organizing camps in Russia, will hold several tournaments in the country hosting the 2018 World Cup.

The cooperation agreement pertains to transferring know-how and technology, maintaining security, holding workshops and various tournaments. Expansion of cooperation in futsal and beach soccer have also been included in the deal.

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