Iran to play friendly against Indonesia

TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) -- Iran’s national football team is to play Indonesia after the match against Thailand was cancelled, Mehdi Taj said on Friday.

“Indonesia has replaced Thailand and the friendly match (between Indonesia and Iran) will be held on May 26 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium,” stated Iran Football Federation vice president.

Iran was scheduled to play a warm-up game against Thailand but the East Asian team was not able to travel to Tehran due to its domestic league games which are underway at the moment.

The Indonesian team will also play Iran’s under 23 team on May 28.

Iran is scheduled to play North Korea on June 6. The team will also play the United Arab Emirates and South Korea on June 10th and 17th respectively.

Iran is fourth in the 2010 World Cup qualifiers in Group Two with six points. South Korea tops the pool with 11 points from five games, followed by its northern neighbor with 10 points from six games, with Saudi Arabia in third, also with 10 points from six games.

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