Reuters - Tehran’s streets were filled with thousands of Iranians celebrating their men’s national football team’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, defying threats by Daesh to launch more extremist attacks in the country.
AFC - Goals from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi earned Islamic Republic of Iran their place at the finals of the FIFA World Cup in Russia next year as Carlos Queiroz’s team downed Uzbekistan 2-0 at the Azadi Stadium on Monday.
AFC - Ali Daei was full of praise for coach Carlos Queiroz ahead of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifier with Uzbekistan on Monday in a game that will see Team Melli qualify for the tournament should they secure all three points.
Tehran Times - A minute’s silence is set to be observed ahead of Monday’s World Cup qualifier between Iran and Uzbekistan as a mark of respect to those who lost their lives in terror attacks in Tehran.
AFC - Pejman Montazeri believes the Islamic Republic of Iran’s dominant form in Group A of the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifiers is down to years of hard work as Team Melli stand on the brink of advancing to the global showpiece.