The new inclusion in Iran squad is Esteghlal's Siavash Akbarpour, while no foreign-based players are invited to the squad.
Thailand, ranked 124 in the latest FIFA rankings, will play against three-time Asian title winner Iran in Group E of the AFC Asian Cup 2011 qualifier on January 28 in Bangkok.
Iran's 23-men Squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Seyed Mehdi Rahmati, Vahid Taleblou, Rahman Ahmadi
Defenders: Seyed Jalal Hosseini, Hadi Aghili, Piruz Ghorbani, Hossein Kaebi, Majid Gholamnejad, Sattar Zareh, Mohsen Bengar, Hasan Ashjari, Khosro Heidari
Midfielders: Kianoush Rahmati, Maziar Zareh, Karim Bagheri, Reza Khalatbari, Mohamad Nouri, Meysam Bou, Ehsan Hajsafi,
Strikers: Arash Borhani, Mohamad Mehdi Seyed Salehi, Gholamreza Rezaei and Siavash Akbarpour.