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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Queiroz selects 25 players for World cup qualification matches against Qatar and China

(IranSportsPress.com)- Carlos Queiroz have selected the final list of 25 players(including European Legionnaires) for  2018 World Cup qualification  matches against Qatar and China. Few weeks a go coach Queiroz have invited 25 players of local league for Italy’s training camp. Rashid Mazaheri.  Mohammad Tayyebi, Ezzatollah Pourghaz, Rahim Zohaivi, Ehsan Pahlevan, Morteza Tabrizi, Kamal Kambyabinia and Soroush Rafaei

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Carlos Queiroz calls up 25 players for Italy camp

(IranSportsPress.com | TehranTimes)- Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz has invited 25 players for a preparatory camp in Italy ahead of 2018 World Cup qualifications matches. The team will fly to Italy on Saturday to hold a 12-day camp in Coverciano. Coverciano, also known as Casa Italia, located in the quartier of Florence with

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Carlos Queiroz cancels training camps in Armenia and Austria

(IranSportsPress.com |TehranTimes)- Iran national football team head coach Carlos Queiroz has stated that the two upcoming preparatory camps in Armenia and Austria have been canceled due to not having enough players. “The clubs won’t let the players to attend in the national team trainings so we decided to cancel the preparatory camps in Armenia and Austria,”

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