Iran reportedly considering U.S. training invitation

The Iranian Football Federation is considering a 10 day training camp in the U.S., after being approached by the L.A. Blues company.

According to Mehdi Taj, the deputy in chief of the IFF, an official invitation was received from the U.S. on Saturday.

The IFF has passed the invitation to the national team committee, and the head coach of Iran, Ali Daei, who will make the decision.

Additionally, a final approval is needed by Iran's Physical Education Organization.

"If touring the U.S. is approved by the National Teams Committee and Ali Daei, and the International Council of Physical Training Organization accordingly, the tour will take place from June 23 to July 3 this year" Taj said, according to

Iran will play four World Cup qualifiers in June, the last of which against Kuwait in the Azadi Stadium on June 22.

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