Tehran - Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has named the following
28-man squad for training camps in Tehran and Austria ahead of the World Cup
Iran are in Group F with Argentina, Bosnia and Nigeria for
the opening round of June 12-July 13 tournament in Brazil.
The deadline to announce the final 23-man squads for the
World Cup is June 2.
Iran will their first game against Nigeria on June 16.
Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig), Alireza Haghighi (Sporting Covilha, on
loan from Rubin Kazan), Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan), Sousha Makani (Foolad
Khosro Heidari (Esteghlal), Hossein Mahini (Persepolis), Steven
"Mehrdad" Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps), Pejman Montazeri (Umm
Salal), Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis), Amir Sadeghi (Esteghlal), Mohammad Reza
Khanzadeh (Zob Ahan), Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft), Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal),
Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan), Mehrdad Pooladi (Persepolis).
Javad Nekounam (Al Kuwait), Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal), Reza Haghighi
(Persepolis), Ghasem Hadadifar (Zob Ahan), Bakhtiyar Rahmani (Foolad), Alireza
Jahanbakhsh (NEC Nijmegen), Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham).
Forwards - Masoud
Shojaei (Las Palmas), Mohammad Reza Khalatbari (Persepolis), Mehdi Sharifi
(Sepahan), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton), Karim Ansarifard (Persepolis, on
loan at Tractor Sazi), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan).
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