FIFA World Cup: Iran Defeat Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in Warm-Up Game

Updated: 09 June 2014 21:30 IST

One of the three Asian nations to play in this FIFA World Cup, Iran made a good start to their FIFA World Cup campaign defeating Trinidad & Tobago in a friendly tie.

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In the match held in Sao Paulo in Brazil Sunday, Ehsan Haj-Safi and Reza Ghoochan-nejad scored the goals for Carlos Queiroz's team, reports Xinhua.

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Iran's national football team defeated Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 in a FIFA World Cup warm-up match.

In the match held in Sao Paulo in Brazil Sunday, Ehsan Haj-Safi and Reza Ghoochan-nejad scored the goals for Carlos Queiroz's team, reports Xinhua.

Haj-Safi gave Iran the lead in first-half stoppage time. Ghoochan-nejad scored the second goal for Iran in the 54th minute four minutes after captain Javad Nekounam could not convert the penalty kick.

Iran were held to a goalless draw by Belarus and a 1-1 draw with Angola in their other World Cup warmup games last month.

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

Topics : Football FIFA World Cup 2014
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