WANA (Nov 13) – Today, Iran’s national football team held its last practice before sending to Qatar. Iran’s National Football coach Carlos Queiroz was not present in this training.


A press conference was supposed to be held after the exercise, but it was canceled due to unknown reasons. Whether Queiroz will hold a press conference before the departure of the team to Qatar is still unknown.


Iranian national football team players attend their team’s training at Azadi training camp in Tehran, Iran on November 9, 2022. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency)


Matchday 1: England-Iran. Monday, 21 November 2022 at 14:00 Spanish time. Khalifa International Stadium (Doha).

Matchday 2: Wales-Iran. Friday, 25 November 2022 at 11:00 (GMT). Ahmad bin Ali Stadium (Al Rayyan).

Matchday 3: Iran-United States. Tuesday, 29 November 2022, 20:00 (English time). Al Thumama Stadium (Doha).


History and track record

Iran are one of the strongest teams in Asia. The team known as the Princes of Persia have played at the FIFA World Cups in Argentina (1978), France (1998), Germany (2006), Brazil (2014) and Russia (2018). In all of them he lost in the first round and has two victories in total.