Morocco v Iran preview: First World Cup meeting between sides

(IranSportsPress – SkySport)  Morocco will play Iran for the first time in a World Cup as they start their Group B campaigns on Friday afternoon (4pm BST). Morocco and Iran boast strong defensive records heading into their opening game at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg. Morocco were the only team not to concede a

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Iran coach Queiroz demands apology as Nike refuse to supply World Cup boots

(IranSportsPress – Guardian)  “U.S. sanctions mean that, as a U.S. company, Nike cannot supply shoes to players in the Iranian National team at this time,” Nike had said in a statement. Queiroz, whose side face Morocco in their Group B opener on Friday, said it was an unnecessary statement and asked Fifa to help. “It has been

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Iran Striker Mehdi Taremi Likely to Miss Morocco Match

(IranSportsPress- Tansim) – Team Melli striker Mehdi Taremi will likely miss his first World Cup game against Morocco, scheduled for Friday June 15. Al Gharafa’s striker is considered as one of the best assets of the Iranian team. The football player sustained an injury in Iran’s last friendly game against Lithuania on June 8. If

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World Cup Preparation: Turkey 2 – Iran 1 (Video Highlights)

(IranSportsPress – BBC) Everton striker Cenk Tosun scored twice as Turkey beat World Cup-bound Iran in a friendly. Tosun opened the scoring with an early goal, running on to a ball into the box before firing home with a low strike. The former Besiktas player made it 2-0 soon after the break, tucking a neat

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Sometimes mouse can escape from cat: Carlos Queiroz

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran national football team coach Carlos Queiroz says there are times when mouse escapes from cat. Iran have been drawn in Group B along with Spain, Portugal and Morocco. Team Melli have never gotten past the group stage in four World Cups but the former Real Madrid says they will see what happens. Iran will

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FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran ready for Mexico challenge

(IranSportsPress.com- The Hindu) – High on confidence after a strong show in the group stage, Asian powerhouse Iran would look to keep their unbeaten run intact when they face Mexico in a pre-quarterfinal match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, in Margao on Tuesday. Iran have enjoyed a good run in this tournament, beating Guinea (3-1),

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Syria’s striker Omar Al Soma hopes of beating Iran at World Cup Qualifier

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- Syria’s national football team’s striker Omar Al Soma hopes that they will beat Iran in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. An unlikely win away to Iran on Tuesday coupled with defeat for South Korea by Uzbekistan in the final round would give Syria second spot and direct entry to the finals in Russia next

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Analysis: Korea Republic blanked by Iran as World Cup destiny goes to matchday ten

(IranSportsPress.com-AFC)-  Korea Republic’s FIFA 2018 World Cup fate remains in the balance after they were held to a goalless stalemate by the 10-men of Islamic Republic of Iran in their penultimate qualifier in Seoul. Koreans misfire With Uzbekistan losing in China, a win for Korea would have taken them through to Russia 2018 as the second-placed

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My plan didn’t work against Iran: South Korea Head Coach Shin Tae-yong

(IranSportsPress.com-Tasnim)- South Korea’s national football team’s coach Shin Tae-yong says that his plan didn’t work against Iran in the World Cup qualifying campaign at home. South Korea failed to defeat 10-man Iran at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Group A but still remained in position to secure its ninth consecutive trip to football’s showpiece event

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Team-Melli beat Montenegro in friendly match [VIDEO]

(IranSportsPress.com-TehranTimes)- Iran edged past Montenegro 2-1 in a football friendly as part of preparation for the match against Uzbekistan in the 2018 World Cup qualifier. Sardar Azmoun gave the visiting team a lead in the 11th minute but Sevilla striker Stevan Jovetic equalized the match in the 32nd minute. Azmoun scored for Team Melli once

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