Carlos Queiroz names Iran squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Tasnim – Carlos Queiroz has named his 24-man Iran squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament with South Korea and Syria in Group A.

Iran will play South Korea at Seoul World Cup Stadium on Thursday and face Syria five days later at the Azadi Stadium in Tehran.

Team Melli leads Group A with 20 points from eight games, followed by South Korea and Uzbekistan with 13 and 12 points respectively.

Iran squad:

Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Hamed Lak, Alireza Haghighi

Defenders: Vouria Ghafouri, Ramin Rezaeian, Jalal Hosseini, Morteza Pouraliganji, Milad Mohammadi, Mohammad Ansari, Saeid Aghaei, Rouzbeh Cheshmi

Midfielders: Ehsan Haji Safi, Omid Nourafkan, Ali Karimi, Saeid Ezzatollahi, Saman Ghoddos, Ashkan Dejagah

Strikers: Vahid Amiri, Mehdi Taremi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Mehdi Torabi, Reza Ghoochannejhad, Karim Ansarifard, Sardar Azmoun