Friendly With Algeria Before FIFA World Cup

Friendly With Algeria Before FIFA World CupFriendly With Algeria Before FIFA World Cup

Head coach of Iran national football team Carlos Queiroz said Team Melli will play a friendly match against Algeria ahead of the FIFA World Cup Russia, June 14-July 15, 2018.

According to Queiroz, Iran meet Algeria in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium on June 2, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Iran will kick of the upcoming World Cup in Russia with a match against Morocco in Group B and will play Algeria in a friendly  because of the similarities between the two teams.

“The match against Morocco will be like our World Cup final - we’ll play like we are playing for our lives,” said Queiroz. “It’s a great team with fantastic players and a great coach (Herve Renard),” he added. Portugal and Spain are also in the same group with Iran.

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