|Tehran to host Iran-Iraq football friendly||
TEHRAN – Iran football team will play Iraq in a friendly match in Tehran on May 27.
Iran was supposed to play a regular match with Iraq on May 27 but Iraqi football officials withdrew from the game; however, later on they agreed to play a friendly game.
Carlos Queiroz’s team is gearing up for three crucial matches in the World Cup qualifiers against Qatar, Lebanon and South Korea respectively.
Earlier, Iran will play Oman on May 22 in Muscat.
The Persians are grouped with South Korea, Uzbekistan, Qatar and Lebanon for the final round of the Asian World Cup qualifying stage.
Iran is third in group with seven points. Uzbekistan leads the group with 11 points with one game more, followed by South Korea with 10 points.
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