Tuesday, June 25, 2013

IRAN QUALIFIES FOR WORLD CUP


The Iran players celebrating. Photo by: www.philstar.com

At last Iran has secured a place to next year FIFA world cup after beating Korea by 1-0. Carlos Queiroz team worked so hard to make sure that they qualify for next year’s competition. Following the spectacular win of the Iran team, Carlos Queiroz has extended his stay with the team.

Thanks to Reza Ghoochannejhad who netted the goal in the 60th minute to disappoint the Korean side in their own soil. Iran topped the group and secured one of the two tickets to Brazil.

Iran players celebration. Photo: www.presstv.ir


Football fans in Iran were very happy following their team’s victory in Korea.
Before playing South Korea Iran met with Lebanon and they won by 4-0. This win probably gave them an encouragement to play positively with South Korea.


In group A, Iran leads the group with 16 points, followed by South Korea 14 points, then Uzbekistan 14 points and lastly Lebanon with only 5 points.