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National Football coach grounded for tax evasion

Carlos Queiroz, the Portuguese head coach of Iran’s National Football Team, has been banned from leaving Iran on the charge of tax evasion. » read more

Iranian football team greeted by supporters, officials

Iran’s national football team arrived in Tehran on Saturday morning to an unexpected welcome from fans and government officials. Iranian media report that the players seemed to have been caught by surprise by the warm welcome. » read more

Iran drops from World Cup contention

Iran’s soccer team failed to advance to the next round in the FIFA World Cup soccer competition in Brazil. On Wednesday, Iran lost 3 to 1 to Bosnia; meanwhile. Nigeria lost 3 to 2 to Argentina. Nigeria’s earlier victory over Bosnia and the draw in its game with Iran means that it will advance to the next round in this group along with Argentina, while Bosnia and Iran will be eliminated.

The Iranian team had shown great promise in their game with Argentina, losing only at the last minute with a goal by Argentina’s left-footed star, Lionel Messi. » read more