Three Iran football players test positive for Covid-19

Three Iran football players test positive for Covid-19

Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Mehdi Taremi and Saman Ghoddos have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the match against South Korea in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Iran football team director Hamid Estili and coach Karim Bagheri have also contracted Covid-19.

The match is scheduled for Thursday at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.

With 22 points from eight matches, Iran lead the  Group A and have already secured a World Cup spot.

 

 

By TEHRAN TIMES