Daei: “Iran will qualify for final round”

TEHRAN, July 4 (MNA)--Iran’s football team coach said that the team has a big chance to qualify for the 2011 Asian Cup after Thursday drawing with Jordan, Thailand and Singapore.

“This is a good draw for us. Iran will hopefully advance to the Asian Cup final round. There is no powerful rival in Group E,” Ali Daei stated.

Iran will play ASEAN defending champion Singapore on January 14, 2009 in the opening match.

The top two teams from each group will advance to the final round.

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