Despite securing World Cup spot, Iran football coach eager to beat South Korea

(IranSportsPress.com-Yonhap News Agency)- Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz said Wednesday his side will try to collect a victory against South Korea in order to maintain their undefeated and clean sheet record in the World Cup qualifying campaign. Iran and South Korea will go head-to-head at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday. Both teams are in Group

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Carlos Queiorz seeking to avoid ‘turbulence’ at high-flying Iran

(IranSportsPress.com- uk.reuters.com)- Carlos Queiroz says he will not allow “external factors” to influence his decisions as Iran head coach and maintains that Masoud Shojaei was let out of his squad to face South Korea on Thursday for football reasons. Iran, who have already qualified for next year’s World Cup finals, travelled to Seoul without veteran

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Carlos Queiroz invites Iranian-Swedish footballer Saman Ghoddos

IranSportsPress.com-  Saman Ghoddos born and raised in Sweden has finally after a lot of speculation choose to play for Iran. Ghoddos might theoretically still be eligible for Sweden if he doesn’t enter the field in any of the last two Iran’s qualifiers against South Korea and Syria however with  the news coming out regarding to

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We will play speedy football against Iran, S. Korea Midfielder Ja-cheol Says

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- FC Augsburg’s South Korean midfielder Koo Ja-cheol said Monday they will play speedy football against Iran in the World Cup qualifying campaign. Koo is one of the 26 players who have been called up by head coach Shin Tae-yong for South Korea’s last two matches in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018

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Querioz announces 24 men squad for Iran’s last two World Cup qualifiers matches

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has been invited to Iran national football team. Ghoddos is one of the 24 players called up by head coach Carlos Queiroz for Iran’s last two matches in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Team Melli will play South Korea in Seoul next Thursday and

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ISP Editorial: Saman Ghoddos to play behind Rubin Kazan striker Sardar Azmoun?

IranSportsPress.com- Saman Ghoddos followed up his MVP performance against Galatasaray with another one against PAOK scoring twice and taking Östersund to its first historical Europa League. Ghoddos lately playing mostly as striker for his club but the big question is where does Carlos Queiroz want to play Ghoddos? Saman himself prefers to play the behind

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Saman Ghoddos interested in wearing Iran jersey

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)-Iranian-Swedish midfielder Saman Ghoddos has reportedly given the green light to Iran Football Federation to join Team Melli. The 24-year-old, who scored for his side Östersund FK during Europa League qualification against Turkish giant Galatasaray, has played in two friendly matches for Sweden and scored a goal but he is still eligible to play for

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PODCAST: Interview with Iranian International and AZ Alkmaar winger Alireza Jahanbakhsh

(IranSportsPress.com-Gol Bezan)- Alireza Jahanbakhsh is an Iranian professional footballer who plays for Eredivisie side AZ Alkmaar and the Iranian national team as a right and left winger. He represented Iran at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2015 AFC Asian Cup. Jahanbakhsh also represented Iran at the U20 and U23 levels. In 2014 Jahanbakhsh was

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Korea will defeat Iran in World Cup qualifier: Park Ji-sung

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Former South Korea striker Park Ji-sung believes that they will qualify for the 2018 World Cup after defeating Iran and collecting a draw against Uzbekistan. South Korea will play already-qualified Iran at home, Aug. 31, and an away match against Uzbekistan, Sept. 5. The team currently ranks second with 13 points in Group A.

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