Tehran Times – MOSCOW, Iran national football team, known as Team Melli, have been drawn in Group B of the 2018 World Cup.
Carlos Queiroz’s team will play powerhouse Spain, Portugal and Morocco in Russia.
Iran will play Morocco in their opening match on June 15 at the Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg.
Team Melli face Spain on June 20 and meet Portugal five days later.
Group A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Group B: Portugal, Spain, Iran, Morocco
Group C: France, Peru, Denmark, Australia
Group D: Argentina, Croatia, Iceland, Nigeria
Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
Group G: Belgium, England, Tunisia, Panama
Group H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal, Japan
The FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 will run from June 14 to July 15.