Iran’s 2022 World Cup qualifiers postponed to June


TEHRAN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) — Iran Football Federation announced Sunday that Team Melli’s matches against Hong Kong, China and Cambodia in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers have been postponed, Tehran Times daily reported.

“The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has rescheduled the matches due to coronavirus concerns. The matches will be held in June,” Iran Football Federation’s spokesman Amirmehdi Alavai said.

Iran’s national soccer team was scheduled to meet Hong Kong, China and Cambodia on March 25 and 30 in Tehran and Phnom Penh, respectively.

Iran, who sit third in Group C, will have to play Bahrain and Iraq. Enditem


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