WCQ: Iran qualification touches off impromptu street parties

  • Reuters, Monday, June 12, 2017 9:44 PM
With former MetroStars head coach Carlos Queiroz and Portuguese-American goalkeeper coach Dan Gaspar once again on its coaching staff, Iran became the first Asian team to clinch a berth in the 2018 World Cup finals when it beat Uzbekistan, 2-0, on goals from Sardar Azmoun and Mehdi Taremi. The win touched off impromptu street parties across the country as thousands of Iranians celebrated.

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