Iran football team to hold training camp in Italy

July 13, 2016 - 19:30

The Iranian football team will hold a training camp in Italy as part of preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification.

Team Melli will travel to Italy in mid-August to hold a 12-day training camp in Italy.

Carlos Queiroz’s men will play two friendly mathes with Serie B Selection and a team from the Serie B in the training camp.

Iran has been drawn in Group A of the World Cup qualification along with Uzbekistan, China, Qatar and Syria.

The winner and runner-up of each group (four teams in total) will qualify for the Russia 2018, while the third-placed teams of each group will advance to the Asian play-off.

The winner of the Asian play-off will face the side that finishes fourth in the fifth round of the CONCACAF qualifiers in a two-leg inter-confederation playoff.

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