News ID: 67
Publish Date: 27 January 2022 - 19:52
Iran became the first Asian team to reach the World Cup in Qatar
TEHRAN - With the victory over Iraq, the Iranian national team gained the fastest historical ascent of our country to participate in the World Cup in Qatar.
The national teams of Iran and Iraq have met in the qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at Azadi Stadium in Tehran from 18:00 today (Thursday), which ended in a 1-0 victory for Skocic's students. With the victory of the Iranian national football team against Iraq, the ticket of the Iranian national football team to the World Cup in Qatar was issued.
It is worth mentioning that Jahanbakhsh's deep pass was accompanied by Ahmad Ibrahim slipping to get the ball to Mehdi Taremi. Tarmi went to the goal, one on one with Fahd Talib, and opened the Iraq goal in the 48th minute.
Mohammad Mokhber, First Vice President, Hamid Sajjadi, Minister of Sports and Youth, along with Azizi Khadem, President of the Football Federation, came to Azadi Stadium to watch the match.
Also, Seyed Reza Salehi Amiri, the head of the National Olympic Committee, is present in the stadium to watch the match between the national teams of Iran and Iraq.