Iran could qualify for World Cup next round, Jahanbakhsh predicts

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – NEC midfielder Alireza Jahanbakhsh said that Iran’s national football team is capable of advancing to the next stage of the 2014 World Cup.

Iran has been drawn in Group F of the FIFA 2014 World Cup along with Nigeria, Argentina, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Iran will play Nigeria in Curitiba on June 16.

“I hope everything goes well for us in the 2014 World Cup. I also hope that I  will have a good performance in the World Cup if I am a member of the team in the competitions,” Alireza Jahanbakhsh told the Tasnim News Agency.

“I am dreaming of beating Nigeria in the World Cup. I think we can defeat team 2-1 or 1-0 in the tournament,” NEC midfielder added.

“I think we can qualify for the last eight. It will be possible if we work hard,” the Iranian international striker concluded.

By Tasnim News Agency


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