Iran confirm date for Bolivia friendly

September 17, 2018 - 14:25

TEHRAN – The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) have confirmed the date for their friendly match against Bolivia.

In a statement, FFIRI have confirmed that they will play Bolivia on Oct. 16 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.

According to local media, Sardar Azmoun, who has not played for Team Melli after the 2018 World Cup, will come out of retirement and play the South American football team.

Iran edged past Uzbekistan 1-0 in a friendly held in Tashkent last week.

The friendly has been arranged as part of preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup UAE.

Carlos Queiroz’s team have been pitted against Iraq, Vietnam and Yemen in Group D.

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