Football team of Iran

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KAZAN, October 10. /TASS/. The Iranian national team on football has refused from the idea to be based during the world Cup 2018 in Kazan. This was stated at a press conference the head coach of the Iranians Carlos Queiroz.

“My first choice was Kazan, I was here a few days, we all liked it – said Queiroz. – When we arrived we noted the friendliness of greeters. But, unfortunately, due to logistics we did not get support and are forced to find another place.”

The national teams of Russia and Iran played a draw (1:1) in a friendly match that was held at the “Kazan-Arena”. Asana on goal (57th minute), the Russians answered with exact blow of Dmitry Poloz (74).

He also shared his impressions of the organization of the match: “it’s nice that people are willing to watch football and to applaud the opponents. Fantastic atmosphere, everything is great. I would like to Express my gratitude to the organizers .”

The world Cup will be held in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15.

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