PLDC - Head of Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) Mehdi Taj said that Team Melli will likely participate at the 2019 Copa America.
The 2019 Copa America will be the 46th edition of the Copa America, and will be held in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.
The winner of the tournament will earn the right to compete for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup. Chile will be the defending champion.
On 16 March 2018, the South American Football Confederation announced three teams from CONCACAF and three teams from AFC will participate to the 2019 Copa America.
On 12 April 2018, it was announced that Qatar accepted the invite to participate in the tournament.
Now, Taj says Iran will likely participate at the prestigious competition as another Asian team.