Jan 27, 2022, 11:13 PM
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Iran's sixth appearance in the World Cup

Tehran, IRNA - With Mehdi Taremi’s goal against Iraq, Iran’s national football team gained a 1-0 victory to qualify for the world cup for the sixth time.

This match was held this evening on Thursday, in the seventh week of the preliminary stage of the World Cup, from the first group of Asia, in the presence of about 10,000 people in Azadi stadiums, and ended with a 1-0 victory for Iran.

Subsequently, the Iranian national team gained 19 points to celebrate the fastest ascent in its history to the biggest football event in the world, three weeks before the end of the preliminary matches.

The FIFA representative said he was happy with the match, both in terms of the way it was conducted and the presence of spectators.

The match ended with the Iranian players, coached by Dragan Skocic scored a goal against Iraq.

A large group of Iranian female football fans, too, were present in the stadium to watch the match despite the frosty cold and sporadic rain.

About 10,000 spectators watched the match in Tehran's Azadi stadium which paved the way for the Iranian team to play in the World Cup in Qatar, 2022.


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