(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Iran has been drawn in a tough-looking Group F alongside two-time world champion Spain, African champion Morocco, and tournament debutante Azerbaijan in the FIFA Futsal World Cup.
There will be six groups of four teams with the top two in each section plus the four best third-placed teams will advance to the knockout phase.
Iran will open the campaign with a match against Spain on September 12 at the Coliseo Cubierto Mayor in Medellin, Colombia.
The groups were defined as follows:
Group A: Colombia, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Panama
Group B: Thailand, Russia, Cuba, Egypt
Group C: Paraguay, Italy, Vietnam, Guatemala
Group D: Ukraine, Brazil, Mozambique, Australia
Group E: Argentina, Kazakhstan, Solomon Islands, Costa Rica
Group F: Iran, Spain, Morocco, Azerbaijan