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Australia Envoy Proposes Friendly With Team Melli

Iran-Australia clash in 1998 France World Cup qualifiers Iran-Australia clash in 1998 France World Cup qualifiers

The Australian Ambassador to Iran Ian Biggs has suggested a friendly match between Iran and Australia national soccer teams as part of preparations for the 2018 Russia World Cup.

At a meeting held at the Football Federation of Iran on Monday, the diplomat  made known the interest of his country’s football association in playing a warm-up match with Iran, Tasnim News Agency reported.

Iran Football Federation President Mehdi Taj welcomed Biggs’ proposal and said it would be beneficial, but added that Team Melli coach Carlos Queiroz would make the final decision.

Australia has been drawn in Group C of the upcoming world cup along with France, Denmark and Peru.

Iran will play Morocco, Spain and Portugal in Group B.

 

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