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Iran nat’l football team in Moscow for 2018 World Cup

Moscow, Member of Iranian national football team arrived in Moscow on Tuesday evening to participate in 2018 World Cup.

Iranian players were officially welcomed by minister of physical culture and sports of Moscow region Roman Trushkov.

Iran's national team will stay in Locomotive camp located in Russia suburb.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial international football tournament contested by the men's national teams of the member associations of FIFA.

It is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010.

Iran is in the same group with Morocco, Spain and Portugal.

Iran's first match with Morocco will be held on June 15.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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