Tehran Times - Iran national football team will face Syria in a friendly match in June.
Iran football federation have yet to announce Team Melli new coach after parting company with Carlos Queiroz at the end of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
The warm-up match against Syria has been scheduled for Jan. 6 in Tehran’s Azadi Stadium.
With less than five months until the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification, the Football Federation of Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) faces a real dilemma over selecting the next coach.
The Iran Football Federation is under pressure since football-mad Iranians are worried about missing the friendlies.
Queiroz spent eight years with Iran and helped Team Melli qualify for back-to-back FIFA World Cups and the Iranian fans want to see their team advance to the world Cup for the third time in a row.
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