As the 2019 AFC Asian Cup is approaching, the preliminary team squad of 21-man was announced by the Head coach of Iran national football team Carlos Queiroz.
And it is expected that he’s going to finalize the Iran team squad on 26 of this December.
According to the new sources, the coach is planning to take his team to Doha, Qatar where they will be given intense training for the championship till December 24.
During the period of practice, the coach will come to know the performance of each and every player so with that he will decide on whom to trim and proceed for the final list.
It was also known that the Iran national football team will be playing a practice match against Qatar football team. So this will be a very good chance for the team to know about their weak points that can be fixed fast and easily.
And also there will be a friendly match against Palestine on December 24. So let’s have to wait to see how Iran Team will perform in this 17th edition of the Asian Cup conducted by Asian Football Confederation.
AFC Asian Cup Iran 21 man Team Squad – Players names with Positions
Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand (Persepolis), Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal), Payam Niazmand (Sepahan)
Defenders: Ramin Rezaeian (Al-Shahania SC), Mohammadreza Khanzadeh (Qatar’s Al Ahli), Rouzbeh Cheshmi (Esteghlal), Milad Mohammadi (Akhmat Grozny), Vouria Ghafouri (Esteghlal), Mohammadhossein Kananizadegan (Machine Sazi), Ehsan Haji Safi (Tractor Sazi), Pejman Montazeri (Esteghlal)
Midfielders: Omid Ebrahimi (Qatar’s Al Ahli), Ashkan Dejagah (Tractor Sazi), Masoud Shojaei (Tractor Sazi), Ahmad Nourollahi (Persepolis), Ali Karimi (Esteghlal)
Strikers: Ali Gholizadeh (Charleroi), Mehdi Taremi (Al Gharafa), Sardar Azmoun (Rubin Kazan), Mehdi Torabi (Persepolis), Ali Alipour (Persepolis)
As per the Asian Cup 2019 Schedule, the Iran football team has to play against Vietnam, Iraq and Yemen in Group D.