Carlos Queiroz names 27-man provisional squad for matches against Togo, Russia

October 1, 2017

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has named a 27-man provisional squad for the upcoming friendlies against Togo and Russia.

Team Melli will face Togo in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on October 5th and Russia in Kazan Arena in Kazan five days later.

Queiroz has said Iran national football team will play two more friendlies by the end of the next month.

“We are going to arrange two more friendly matches with a European team and a team from South America. After the World Cup finals draw ceremony (on December 1) we can arrange our friendlies according to our rivals,” the Portuguese coach added.

 *Iran squad

Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Hamed Lak (Foolad), Rashid Mazaheri (Zob Ahan), Alireza Haghighi (AFC Eskilstuna)

Defenders: Jalal Hosseini (Pesepolis),Hossein Kanaanizadegan (Saipa), Vouria Ghafouri (Esteghlal), Saeid Aghaei (Sepahan), Ehsan Haji Safi (Panionios), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny), Morteza Pouraliganji (Al Sadd), Ramin Rezaeian (K.V. Oostende), Rouzbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal)

Midfielders: Omid Ebrahimi (Esteghlal), Vahid Amiri (Persepolis),  Mehdi Torabi (Saipa), Akbar Imani (Padideh Mashahd), Ahmad Abdollahzadeh (Foolad Khuzestan ),  Saeid Ezatolahi (Amkar Perm), Ashkan Dejagah (without team)

Forwards: Mehdi Taremi (Persepolis), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (AZ Alkmaar), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan), Karim Ansarifard (Olympiacos), Kaveh Rezaei (Charleroi S.C.), Reza Ghoochannejhad (Heerenveen), Saman Ghoddos (Östersunds FK)   

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