16:20  +04,  May 14, 2018

2018 World Cup: Provisional Iran squad

Iranian national team head coach Carlos Queiroz revealed provisional Iran squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, Tehran Times reported. 

Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Seyed Hossein Hosseini, Rashid Mazaheri, Amir Abedzadeh

 Defenders: Ramin Rezaeian (KV Oostende / Belgian First Division A), Voria Ghafouri (Esteghlal / Iran) Steven Beitashour (Los Angeles FC / MLS), Seyed Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis / Iran), Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh (Padideh / Iran), Morteza Pouraliganji (Al Saad / Qatar stars League), Mohammad Ansari (Persepolis / Iran), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal / Iran), Seyed Majid Hosseini (Esteghlal / Iran), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny / Russian Premier League), Nour Omid Bevel (Esteghlal / Iran), Saeid Aghaei (Sepahan / Iran), Roozbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal / Iran)

 Midfielders: Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm / Russian Premier League), Masoud Shojaei (AEK Athenes / Superleague Greece), Ahmad Abdolahzadeh (Foolad / Iran), Saman Ghoddos (Ostersunds FK / Allsvenskan), Mehdi Torabi (Saipa / Iran), Ashkan Dejagah (Notthingham Forest / Championship), Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal / Iran), Ehsan Hajsafi (Olympiakos / Superleague Greece), Ali Karimi (Sepahan / Iran), Soroush Rafiei (Al-Khor / Qatar stars League), Ali Gholizadeh (Saipa / Iran), Vahid Amiri (Persepolis / Iran)

 Strikers: Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ / Eredivisie), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiakos / Superleague Greece), Mahdi Taremi (Al-Gharafa Sports Club / Qatar Stars League), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan / Russian Premier League), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen / Eredivisie), Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi / Belgian First Division A)

The Iran national football team will rock horns with Morocco, Portugal and Spain.

The World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15, 2018. Matches of the Championship will be hosted by 11 cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Yekaterinburg and Sochi.

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