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Iran annouced 23-man squad for 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Iran annouced 23-man squad for 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Kouami Sessou . Posted in World Cup No Comments

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has announced the 23-man squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil. 

The Portuguese coach selected 23 players, comprising three goalkeepers, eight defenders, six midfielders and six strikers.

The West Asian powerhouse will play Trinidad and Tobago on June 8 in its pre-World Cup warm weather training camp in Brazil.

The Iranian football team has been drawn in Group F along with Nigeria, Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Iran is to play Nigeria on June 16 in Curitiba in its opening match.

Carlos Queiroz’s men will then take on Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina on June 21 and June 25, respectively.

Iran 23-man squad for Brazil

Goalkeepers:
Daniel Davari – Eintracht Braunschweig, GER
Alireza Haghighi – Sporting Covilha, POR
Rahman Ahmadi – Sepahan Esfahan
Defenders:
Hossein Mahini – Persepolis
Steven (Mehrdad) Beitashour – Vancouver Whitecaps, CAN
Pejman Montazeri – Umm Salal, QAT
Jalal Hosseini – Persepolis
Amir-Hossein Sadeghi – Esteghlal
Ahmad Alenemeh – Naft
Hashem Beikzadeh – Esteghlal
Mehrdad Pouladi – Persepolis
Midfielders:
Javad Nekounam – Kuwait SC, KUW
Andranik Teymourian – Esteghlal
Reza Haghighi – Persepolis
Ghasem Haddadifar – Zob Ahan
Bakhtiar Rahmani – Foolad
Ehsan Hajsafi – Sepahan
Strikers:
Ashkan Dejagah – Fulham FC, ENG
Masoud Shojaei – UD Las Palmas, ESP
Alireza Jahanbakhsh – NEC Nijmegen, NED
Reza Ghoochannejhad – Charlton Atheltic, ENG
Karim Ansarifard – Tractor Sazi
Khosro Heydari – Esteghlal

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