Iran FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad: Schedule, Captain, Coach & Player List

Iran FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad Schedule, Captain, Coach & Player List: The FIFA fever is at its peak, as the event is approaching closer, and fans are excited to know more about the fixtures as well as the squad. Iran is one of the 32 participating teams, as it is for the third time the team has qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. With consistent decent performance, the team has emerged as one of the strong teams, with only one defeat in the qualifying matches, and will be contesting against England in their first FIFA 2022 tournament.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Iran Squad
Iran FIFA World Cup 2022 Team Squad & Schedule

Below you will find detailed information about the Iranian squad, coach, captain, and World cup records.

Captain

A recent left-back and midfield player Ehsan Hajsafi will be the captain of the Iranian squad for the upcoming FIFA 2022 World Cup. He made his debut in 2008 and so far has made 119 appearances with a total of 7 goals in his name. In the 2018 World Cup, he played against top teams Spain and Portugal.

World Cup 2022 Iran Coach

This time Dragan Skocic will make his maiden appearance as an Iranian head coach in this major tournament. In the previous two World Cup editions, Carlos Quieroz played the role of head coach for Iran.

Also See: FIFA World Cup 2022 Argentina Squad & Schedule

Iran’s World Cup record

Iran does not hold a decent record in World cup history. So far the team has showcased in five world cups (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014, 2018), but failed to reach the knockout stages. It was in the 2018 Russian World Cup, that the team managed to claim its 1-0 victory against Morocco.

This time, Iran is placed in Group B at the lowest position, but we can hope that they can reach the knockout stage.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Iran Team Squad

The list of members for the Iran 2022 world cup has not yet been released and is expected to be named in the month of October.

Iran potential squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:

Goalkeeper: Alireza Beiranvand (Boavista), Hossein Hosseini (Esteghlal), Amir Abedzadeh (Ponferradina)

Defenders : Sadegh Moharrami (Dinamo Zagreb), Aref Gholami (Esteghlal), Milad Mohammadi (AEK Athens), Hossein Kanaanizadegan (Al-Ahli), Farshad Faraji (Persepolis), Majid Hosseini (Kayserispor), Omid Noorafkan (Sepahan), Danial Esmaeilifar (Sepahan)

Midfielders : Ehsan Hajsafi (AEK Athens), Saeid Ezatolahi (Al-Gharafa), Alireza Jahanbakhsh (Feyenoord), Ahmad Nourollahi (Shabab Al-Ahli), Milad Sarlak (Persepolis), Kamal Kamyabinia (Persepolis), Mehdi Torabi (Persepolis), Amirhossein Hosseinzadeh (Esteghlal), Ali Gholizadeh (Charleroi), Mehdi Mehdipour (Esteghlal)

Forwards : Allahyar Sayyadmanesh (Hull), Sardar Azmoun (Bayer Leverkusen)

Also See: Fifa World Cup 2022 Team Nicknames and the reasons behind the names

Fifa World Cup 2022 Iran Fixtures

Date Match Time (ET) Stadium
Mon, Nov. 21 England vs. Iran 8 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Fri, Nov. 25 Wales vs. Iran 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Tues, Nov. 29 Iran vs. USA 2 p.m. Al Thumama

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