TASS– Russia’s Football Union (RFU) is considering holding a friendly match between the Russian and Iranian national squads, Deputy Prime Minister and RFU President Vitaly Mutko said on Wednesday.
“We are considering such an option. Iran is a very strong team,” Mutko said.
The Iranian news agency Fars earlier reported that a Russia-Iran match might be held on October 10.
In June, the Iranian national team qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.