Iran football team named for Qatar training camp

December 17, 2018

TEHRAN – Carlos Queiroz has named his 21-man Team Melli squad for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 on Sunday.

Queiroz will announce his main team on Dec. 26.

Iran national football team will travel to Doha on Monday to hold a training camp in the Persian Gulf country until Dec. 24.  

Team Melli will also play a friendly match with Qatar as part of preparation for the Asian Cup.

Iran national football team have been drawn along with Iraq, Yemen and Vietnam in Group D.

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be held in the United Arab Emirates from January 5 to February 1.

Squad:

Goalkeepers:
Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal), Payam Niazmand (Sepahan)

Defenders:
Ramin Rezaeian (Al-Shahania SC), Mohammadreza Khanzadeh (Qatar’s Al Ahli), Rouzbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny), Vouria Ghafouri (Esteghlal), Mohammadhossein Kananizadegan (Machine Sazi), Ehsan Haji Safi (Tractor Sazi), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal)

Midfielders:
Omid Ebrahimi (Qatar’s Al Ahli), Ashkan Dejagah (Tractor Sazi), Masoud Shojaei (Tractor Sazi), Ahmad Nourollahi (Persepolis), Ali Karimi (Esteghlal)

Strikers:
Ali Gholizadeh (Charleroi), Mehdi Taremi (Al Gharafa), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan), Mehdi Torabi (Persepolis), Ali Alipour (Persepolis)

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