Tasnim – Mehdi Mohammad Nabi, a member of Iran Football Federation’s Board of Directors, said that a planned friendly match with Russia has been called off.
The head coach of the Russian national football team Valery Karpin had said that his team will play Iran in a friendly match in Tehran or Doha on November 16.
“We cannot play Russia on November 16 because we will travel to Doha on November 11. Team Melli will play a friendly match with one of the Persian Gulf countries in Doha,” Nabi said.
Iran will meet Uruguay in a friendly in Austria on Friday and play Senegal four days later.