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Iran FM congratulates Iran football team on victory

Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated Iranian national football team's triumph over the Moroccan team, saying that Iranian athletes demonstrated their zeal and will.

May the sweet victory be pleasant for the Iranian nation, he prayed.

Iran's national football team beat the Morocco team 1-0 in 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia on Friday.

The 2018 World Cup started on June 14 in a ceremony attended by dignitaries from various countries.

The first half of the game ended without goal while in the second half Aziz Bouhaddouz scored own goal in added time (93) to give Iran the first victory and the three points at the World Cup since 1998.

Iran will play against Portugal and Spain later in 2018 World Cup.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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