Team Melli Returns to Iran

Team Melli Returns to Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Iranian national football team (Team Melli) came back to Iran after an 18-day training camp in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Iranian delegation arrived in Tehran at 10:30 am local time on Saturday.

Team Melli played four friendlies with South African clubs Moroka Swallows, Orlando Pirates, Mamelodi Sundowns, and Mpumalanga Black Aces in its camp.

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has stayed in South Africa and will travel to Iran next week.

Iran will travel to Austria on May 12 and will face Belarus, Montenegro and Angola in friendly matches before heading to Brazil to make their fourth World Cup appearance in June.

Iran will play Nigeria in Curitiba in its opening Group F match before taking on Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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