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Iran begin camping for World Cup

12 May 2014, 19:02

Vienna – Nigeria’s group opponent, Iran on Monday arrived in Austria for a three-week training camp ahead of the World Cup finals in Brazil.

Carlos Queiroz's squad will be based in Bad Waltersdorf, over 100 kilometres to the south of Vienna, until May 21 before spending another nine days in neighbouring Stegersbach.

Iran will play three friendlies against Belarus on May 18, Montenegro on May 26 and Angola on May 30 before heading to Brazil.

They were drawn in World Cup Group F along with Argentina, Bosnia-Hercegovina and Nigeria with their opening game against the west Africans in Curitiba on June 16.

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