Cristiano Ronaldo in, Renato Sanches out of Portugal World Cup squad

(IranSportsPress – ESPN.co.uk) LISBON, Portugal — Portugal are going to the World Cup in Russia next month with Cristiano Ronaldo and 12 other players who led the nation to the European Championship title two years ago. Coach Fernando Santos announced a 23-man squad on Thursday, including nine players who started the final against France at

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Nigeria’s 30-man provisional World Cup squad ‘ready to play any team’

(IranSportsPress – africanews.com) – Nigeria released a provisional 30 man squad for the 2018 World Cup on Monday, with Tianjin Teda midfielder John Obi Mikel was named as Nigeria captain. With three friendly matches lined up ahead of the World Cup including a prestige encounter against England at the Wembley Stadium on June 2, members of

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Iran need quality from Jahanbakhsh, Azmoun but progress unlikely

(IranSportsPress – ESPN.com) – John Duerden Who they are Captain: Ashkan Dejagah Manager: Carlos Queiroz Nickname: Team Melli FIFA rank (as of April 12, 2018): 36 How they qualified The road to Russia could not have been smoother and straighter for Iran, who became the second team (after Brazil) to secure a spot. All the

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Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia

IranSportsPress.com- Carlos Queiroz invites 27 men squad for the friendly matches against Togo and Russia. Team-Melli will face Togo in Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia on October 10th. Charleroi surprising striker, Kaveh Rezaei is included in the new list of Portuguese head coach after more than a

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