National football team leaves for Malaysia

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MNA - Iran’s national football squad left Tehran Dubai on Thursday morning to later depart for the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.


Iranian footballers are slated to take on Syria on November 15 as their fifth encounter at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Asian Qualifiers.

Accordingly, the upcoming showdown is to be held in the third-party venue of Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium located in Paroi, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

The foofball outfit of Iran, prior to facing Syrian rivals, will play a preparatory match against the national football team of Papua New Guinea on November 11, 2016.

Competing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Asian Qualifiers Final Round, Iran has so far earned a 2-nil win over Qatar, tied with China and pulled out two 1-nil victories over Uzbekistan and South Korea to lead Group A of the tournament with a total of 10 points.
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