Carlos Queiroz: Marcello Lippi is good for Asian football

(IranSportsPress.com-scmp.com)- China will play Iran on Tuesday and will be brimming with confidence following their hard-fought win over South Korea on Thursday. Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifier in Tehran is not just between Iran and China but is a meeting between two of the highest-profile coaches ever to work in Asian football. Carlos Queiroz is

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Carlos Queiroz: Iran wants Back-to-Back World Cup Qualification

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Iranian national football team’s head coach Carlos Queiroz says that they are going to secure back-to-back World Cup qualification. Team Melli will look to at least maintain its one-point lead over Korea Republic when the team takes on Qatar in the Russia 2018 Asian Qualifier on Thursday. Carlos Queiroz’s side is the only unbeaten

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Carlos Queiroz: Karim Ansarifard can become a better player at Olympiacos

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queiroz believes that Olympiacos new striker Karim Ansarifard should take advantage of the chance given to him by the Greek giants. “Karim is a physical striker, he can read the game well and he can either play as a lone striker or a false nine. Greek Super League

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Carlos Queiroz opens up on Iran, World Cup qualifiers and Branko Ivankovic

By: John Duerden (IranSportsPress.com-ESPN)- Iran have been the top-ranked Asian nation, according to FIFA, for four years. They were unbeaten in 2016 and sit on top of Group A in the final round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup, well-placed to secure back-to-back finals places for the first time. But coach Carlos Queiroz has just resigned

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IFF fails preparation plan for World Cup, says Carlos Queioz

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queioz has revealed that after the Iranian football federation failed to fulfil its promise he presented a resignation letter and will not continue his job. The Portuguese coach made a statement on his official Facebook page: Dear friends, After a five-hour meeting with Iran Football Federation president, I have

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Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz resigns

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Carlos Queiroz has resigned from Iran national coach on Saturday, according to a member of the board of directors of Iran’s Football Federation. Amir Abedini said that they have received the Portuguese coach’s resignation letter on Saturday. Queiroz lost his cool after Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic criticized him over holding a training camp in

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Branko Ivankovic attacks Carlos Queiroz over UAE’s camp

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Persepolis coach Branko Ivankovic has attacked Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz for holding training camp in the UAE in mid-season. Team Melli flew to Dubai on Monday morning to hold a one-week training camp in Dubai. Iran was supposed to play a friendly match with Morocco but the match has been cancelled

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Carlos Queiroz: It’s time to make impossible possible

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz says that it’s time to make impossible possible. Iran will play Uzbekistan on Thursday in Tashkent in Group A of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification. The Persians will entertain South Korea on October 11 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium. “Team Melli’s history shows that despite boasting

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Team Melli squad announced for Uzbekistan and South Korea matches

Iransportspress.com – Prior to the World Cup qualification games against Uzbekistan and South Korea, Carlos Queiroz names his 25-men squad for the upcoming games. Goalkeepers: Alireza Haghighi, Alireza Beiranvand, Mohammad Reza Akhbari Defenders: Ramin Rezaeian, Vouria Ghafouri, Jalal Hosseini, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ezatollah Pourghaz, Milad Mohammadi, Mohammad Ansari, Saeid Aghaei Midfielders: Andranik Teymourian, Saeid Ezatollahi, Omid

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Carlos Queiroz: Iran won a difficult match against Qatar

(IranSportsPress.com | Tasnim)- Iran national team head coach Carlos Queiroz said they won a difficult match against Qatar. Iran defeated Qatar on Thursday evening in its opening World Cup qualifier match thanks to two injury time goals from Reza Ghoochannejhad and Alireza Jahanbaksh. “We had a very difficult game,” said Queiroz. “It was a tense and

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