Envoy tours Iranian national football team camp in Moscow

Moscow, June 13, IRNA – The Iranian ambassador to Russia on Tuesday visited the camp of Iranian national football team in Moscow.

Mahdi Sanaei also held talks with Iranian players and Carlos Queiroz.

He wished success for Iranian players to make Iranian nation happy.

Iran's national team is staying in Locomotive camp located in the suburb of Moscow.

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.

Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Kazan, Samara, Saransk, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi and Yekaterinburg cities will host the event.

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