Zarif backs his deputies at ACL finals

Tehran, Nov 10, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a live interview with Radio Iran on Saturday said he is an enthusiastic fan of Iran's national football team and in today's match he will keep his fingers crossed for the success of the Iranian squad.

He said two of his deputies Seyyed Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-e Ravanchi are among fans of Iran's heavy weight champion Persepolis who is now attending the Asian final at Azadi stadium on Saturday.

'I along with all my team at the foreign ministry support Iranian people and their favorite football team in this amazing final.
The game will be held at Tehran’s Azadi Stadium at 18:30 local time (15:00 GMT) between Iran’s Perspolis and Japan’s Kashima Antlers,' Zarif said.

Kashima Antlers managed to defeat Perspolis 2-0 in the first leg of the final game in Japan last week.

The Iranian Red army are master of comeback in tough time and is determined to grab the trophy winning supports of tens of thousands enthusiastic fans.


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