Russia with Iran 1-1 in friendly match
WANA (Mar 23) – The friendly match between the two football teams of Iran and Russia ended in a 1-1 draw. Both teams scored their goal on a penalty kick. About 7 thousand spectators watched this game at Azadi Stadium.
Iran allowed female football fans to watch this match. In recent months, women have often had the opportunity to watch a sports event at my stadium.
Valery Karpin, head coach of the Russian national football body at the end of the match said the Iranian football team is good and strong team. He said we want to adapt ourselves to this continent if we are in the Asian group.
Ghalenoui, the new head coach of Iran’s national football team, also expressed his satisfaction with this game and this draw:
“I think it was one of the good games of the last few years by the national team.”
Ghalenoui, who has a bold foe among football fans in Iran, thought at the end of the game that “the opponents also cheered us tonight.”