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Iranians question decision to host World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain

Soccer Mar 14, 2021

Iranians question decision to host World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain

Iran head coach Dragan Skocic and Mehdi Taremi, one of the nation's highest-profile players, have questioned the decision to hold the country's World Cup qualifiers in Bahrain when play resumes in June. The Iranians were informed by the Asian Football Confederation last week that the ...