Should we participate in the Asian Cup 2019?

Closed Thread
Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 52

Thread: Should we participate in the Asian Cup 2019?

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    High-Ranked Member
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation

    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    530
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 303 Times in 168 Posts
    Rep Power
    0

    Should we participate in the Asian Cup 2019?

    IMO we should not even participate in the Asian Cup 2019 due to many reasons such as:

    1. Very difficult to get a decent kit manufacturer because of sanctions

    2. Lack of motivation. (Ex. Gucci retired. Azmoun temporarily retired. I followed Iranian newspapers in last a few months and several players such as Ebrahimi, Amiri, Montazeri, Shojaei, etc are thinking about retirement as well)

    3. The training field of the national team is not ready yet.

    4. CQ did not sign any contract yet. If he leave, I think we should bring another foreign coach with less money.

    5. Nothing miracle will happen in next 4 months. So It is better to not participate or send combination of B team and U23 team and start focusing on next World Cup Qualifiers now. Do not forget that Asian Cup is not a place for us to earn respect. For us, the best place to earn respect is World Cup. So World Cup Qualifiers 2022 is a lot more important than Asian Cup 2019 for me.

    Due to the reasons I mentioned, It is possible for us to not have a good Asian Cup which may impact on our WCQs 2022 negatively. So It may be better for us to shift the attention to the WCQs 2022 now and sacrifice the Asian Cup 2019 for it.

    What do you guys think now?

  2. #2
    PFDC Valedictorian
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    PrinceAli's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,019
    Thanks
    323
    Thanked 1,642 Times in 529 Posts
    Rep Power
    1215019
    Delete your account

    You clearly are not a real fan of TM


  3. #3
    High-Ranked Member
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation

    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    530
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 303 Times in 168 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by PrinceAli View Post
    Delete your account

    You clearly are not a real fan of TM
    I am more TM fan than you. I grew up with it. I supported Iran Soccer NT since childhood and always support it.

  4. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Sarbaze-Vatan For This Useful Post:


  5. #4
    PFDC Hall of Famer
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    Behzad12's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Age
    28
    Posts
    5,091
    Thanks
    782
    Thanked 247 Times in 111 Posts
    Rep Power
    8350152
    Dumb thread...

  6. The Following 7 Users Say Thank You to Behzad12 For This Useful Post:


  7. #5
    High-Ranked Member
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation

    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    530
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 303 Times in 168 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Behzad12 View Post
    Dumb thread...
    Why? Come on. Nothing miracle will happen in next 4 months. If we do not do very well in the next Asian Cup which is possibility due to the reasons I mentioned, It may have bad impact on our WCQs 2022 games. For example, we may change the coaches frequently again. So I really think Asian Cup 2019 is a pointless tournament for us at the moment and we should now shift the focus on WCQs 2022 and solving the problems such as kit, training field, etc.

  8. #6
    PFDC Hall of Famer
    ReputationReputation
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    perspolis#1's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    5,973
    Thanks
    1,774
    Thanked 5,822 Times in 2,676 Posts
    Rep Power
    42949723
    Quote Originally Posted by Sarbaze-Vatan View Post
    Why? Come on. Nothing miracle will happen in next 4 months. If we do not do very well in the next Asian Cup which is possibility due to the reasons I mentioned, It may have bad impact on our WCQs 2022 games. For example, we may change the coaches frequently again. So I really think Asian Cup 2019 is a pointless tournament for us at the moment and we should now shift the focus on WCQs 2022 and solving the problems such as kit, training field, etc.
    We lost to Iraq in the QF.

    We proceeded to tear apart our WCQ group. RIP South Korea La ellaha ellalah

  9. #7
    PFDC Top Member
    ReputationReputation
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    arash123's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    sin city
    Age
    33
    Posts
    3,954
    Thanks
    1,595
    Thanked 1,245 Times in 581 Posts
    Rep Power
    40290040
    1. Uhlsport just signed

    2. We have forwards to replace Azmoun and Gucci. Your sources are Iranian and therefore unreliable.

    3. Have you not seen the training pics?

    4. CQ is staying.

    5. We can focus on AC and WC simultaneously and be fine

    So, no. Let's enjoy AC with a full TM

  10. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to arash123 For This Useful Post:


  11. #8
    High-Ranked Member
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation

    Join Date
    Jan 2016
    Posts
    530
    Thanks
    117
    Thanked 303 Times in 168 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by arash123 View Post
    1. Uhlsport just signed
    It is not. They are still looking for a kit manufacturer.

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    Quote Originally Posted by arash123 View Post
    2. We have forwards to replace Azmoun and Gucci. Your sources are Iranian and therefore unreliable.
    I read that from several Iranian sources not just one source. Several other players are thinking about retirement such as Ebrahimi, Amiri, Shojaei, Montazeri, etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by arash123 View Post
    3. Have you not seen the training pics?
    They are training in Azadi Stadium which is not a training field. Based on what I read, It takes one more month to prepare the main training field of the national team.

    Quote Originally Posted by arash123 View Post
    4. CQ is staying.
    He did not sign any contract yet. That is why he attended with jeans in the training sessions in first a few days and he was criticized for that. I would not mind to replace him with another foreign coach.

    Quote Originally Posted by arash123 View Post
    5. We can focus on AC and WC simultaneously and be fine. So, no. Let's enjoy AC with a full TM
    Of course we can but I really think the next AC is a pointless tournament for us at the moment. It is more good for second or third tier Asian national teams. Look what one of Qatari fans qatarigunner said about the next Asian Cup:

    Now that we got invited to a very prestigious tournament like the Copa America in 2019, the Asian Cup is nothing but a burden to us. Qatar should send their B team to this pointless tournament.

    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

  12. #9
    V.I.P.
    Reputation
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    KasraKhan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Posts
    11,900
    Thanks
    1,960
    Thanked 3,255 Times in 1,027 Posts
    Rep Power
    24857233
    That's it, Gucci retired guys, time to close-up shop on Team Melli. I don't know how TM survived before Gucci. It's been fun while it lasted.

  13. The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to KasraKhan For This Useful Post:


  14. #10
    Banned
    Reputation
    ReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputationReputation
    persiangodfather's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Toronto
    Age
    32
    Posts
    12,566
    Thanks
    1,508
    Thanked 3,931 Times in 1,617 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by KasraKhan View Post
    That's it, Gucci retired guys, time to close-up shop on Team Melli. I don't know how TM survived before Gucci. It's been fun while it lasted.
    I would recommend to fold the team when CQ quits tho

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to persiangodfather For This Useful Post:


Closed Thread
Page 1 of 6 123 ... LastLast

Members who have read this thread : 2

You do not have permission to view the list of names.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
[Output: 109.99 Kb. compressed to 100.95 Kb. by saving 9.04 Kb. (8.22%)]