Zarif visits National Soccer Team training camp in Austria

Tehran, April 16, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif paid a visit to the National Soccer Team training camp in Waltersdorf, Austria on Thursday.
  Zarif met with the members of the Iranian National Soccer team and its coach and wished the squad all the best and a brilliant success in the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Manager of the team briefed the foreign minister on its past performance and outlined the programs and plans being pursued by the team to achieve a remarkable result during the world matches.

National Iranian soccer team secured its place at the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil after recording a 1-0 victory against South Korea in June 18, 2014.

National Iranian football team has been drawn with soccer powerhouse of Latin America, Argentina, the Giant of Africa, Nigeria, and Bosnia and Herzegovina in Group F of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup will be the 20th edition of the international sports event and is scheduled to take place from June 12 to July 13 in Brazil.

The 2014 tournament in Brazil will mark Iran’s fourth World Cup appearance.

The Islamic Republic went to the FIFA World Cup in 1978, 1998, and 2006.



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