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2009-01-23 - 19:52



Daei Recalls Squad for Thailand Match

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's head coach Ali Daei called up a local-based squad ahead of their 2011 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Thailand on January 28.

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.