Iran to warm up for World Cup with Mozambique friendly

Tehran, April 22: Iran will play a football friendly against Mozambique Wednesday in preparation for the FIFA World Cup 2014.

The friendly will be held in the team’s training camp in South Africa five days earlier than scheduled, reports Xinhua.

The Iranian team will also start another training camp in Austria May 12 where it will play against Belarus and Montenegro.

Iran have been drawn in Group F along with Argentina, Nigeria, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.

The Carlos Queiroz’s men will face Trinidad and Tobago in their final warmup for the World Cup. The match will be held in Sao Paolo, Brazil June 8.

The World Cup will begin in Sao Paulo June 12 and will end in Rio’s Maracana stadium on July 13. Iran will play their group match against Nigeria in Curitiba June 16.

IANS