Iran Schedule & Fixtures for World Cup 2022: Ehsan Hajsafi’s team has got the Group B of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The team Iran is scheduled to play their group stage matches against the United States, England, and Wales. Iran is scheduled to start their #FIFAWorldCup campaign against England on November 21 at 16:00 PM Local Time (Qatar) or, 13:00 AM GMT. This will be the 3rd match of the Tournament and the game is scheduled to play at Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan. You can check the Complete Iran Schedule & Fixtures along with Stadiums, and match timings; Local time (Qatar), ET, India, UK (GMT), and Central European Time (CET) here.
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Iran Schedule for 2022 FIFA World Cup – Group B Iran Fixtures, Next Match Date, Timings
There is a total of 6 matches have been scheduled to play in Group B. Iran will play 3 out of 6 matches in World Cup 2022 group stage. Below, you can find the all game information along with the Date, Timings, Teams, Match Numbers, and Venue details.
Midfielders: Vahid Amiri (Persepolis), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Feyenoord), Saeid Ezatolahi (Vejle), Mehdi Torabi (Persepolis), Saman Ghoddos (Brentford), Ali Gholizadeh (Charleroi), Ahmad Nourollahi (Shabab Al-Ahli), Ali Karimi (Kayserispor)
Ehsan Hajsafi (Persian: احسان حاجصفی; born 25 February 1990) is an Iranian professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Greek Super League club AEK Athens and captains the Iran national team.
Hajsafi is regarded as a utility player, being able to play as left midfielder, left-back, defensive midfielder, and winger.
In 2009, Hajsafi was selected by Goal.com as the most promising player in Asian football. Hajsafi has represented Iran at the 2014 and 2018 FIFA World Cups and also 2011, 2015 and 2019 AFC Asian Cup tournaments, in addition to Sepahan at the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup.
Ali Daei born 21 March 1969 is an Iranian football manager and former player. A striker, he was the captain of the Iranian national team between 2000 and 2006 and played in the German Bundesliga for Arminia Bielefeld, Bayern Munich and Hertha Berlin. He is regarded as one of the greatest Asian footballers of all time.
A tall forward, Daei was a prolific goalscorer and was known for his heading accuracy and ability in the air. He was the world's top international goalscorer with 109 goals, until his record was broken by Cristiano Ronaldo in 2021. During his playing career, Daei was appointed a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in 2001. Following his retirement, Daei served as a member of the FIFA Football Committee between 2007 and 2013. In 2014, he was inducted into the Asian Football Hall of Fame.
The FIFA assigns a three-letter country code (more properly termed a trigram or trigraph to each of its member and non-member countries. These are the official codes used by the FIFA and its continental confederations (AFC, CAF, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, OFC and UEFA) as name abbreviations of countries and dependent areas, in official competitions.
Carlos Manuel Brito Leal de Queiroz, (Portuguese pronunciation: born 1 March 1953), is a Portuguese football coach. He is the current head coach of the Iran national team. He has served as the manager of his native Portugal's national team, the United Arab Emirates, South Africa, Iran, Colombia and Egypt, leading South Africa (2002), Portugal (2010) and Iran (2014 and 2018) to the FIFA World Cup. At club level, he has also managed Sporting CP, the New York/New Jersey Metrostars in Major League Soccer and Spanish club Real Madrid. He also had two spells as Alex Ferguson's assistant manager at English club Manchester United.
Queiroz has won several awards as a coach in junior levels, and has been successful at senior and club levels, mainly as Alex Ferguson's assistant manager. In 1998, he authored the Q-Report, which detailed plans to enhance footballer development in the United States.
Queiroz is the longest-serving manager in the history of the Iran national team, serving for almost eight years between 2011 and 2019. He is the only manager in the country's history to lead the national team to two consecutive World Cups.
Javad Nekounam is an Iranian retired professional footballer who played as a central midfielder and is the current manager of Foolad FC.
He spent most of his professional career with Pas and Spain's Osasuna, appearing in 197 official games and scoring 31 goals over his two spells with the latter club and also being team captain. He also competed in the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait and Qatar, in 18 seasons as a senior.
Nicknamed Neku and widely regarded as one of Asia's greatest footballers, Nekounam represented the Iran national team a record of 148 times, playing several major tournaments including two World Cups and four Asian Cups.