Iran Suspends Relations with Greek Football Federation
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has announced the suspension of relations with the Greek Football Federation after it cancelled a planned friendly match between the two sides in May.
“The Iranian Federation will advance with a report to FIFA and take all legal possibilities, seeking compensation for all the damages caused, in sport and financial areas,” it said in a statement.
“Until further proceeding of this report by FIFA, the Iranian Federation announces the suspension of relations with the Greek Federation.”
Iran’s only game before the tournament will be in Moscow against Lithuania on June 8.
The Iranians face Morocco in their World Cup Group B opener on June 15 before matches against Spain and Portugal.