Oladi called up for World Cup qualifier

TEHRAN, May 8 (MNA) -- Al-Shabab striker Mehrdad Oladi has been called up by Afshin Ghotbi for Iran’s World Cup qualifiers against North Korea, the United Arab Emirates and South Korea.

Oladi helped the Emirati team qualify for the next stage of the Asian Champions League. Iran football coach has asked him to join the national team along with Mohammad Sadeghi from Zob Ahan and Saleh Khalil-Azad from Bargh of Shiraz.

Iran is scheduled to play North Korea on June 6. The team is fourth in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers in Group Two with six points, behind North and South Korea and Saudi Arabia respectively.

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