Ahead of their Opening Fixtures of the Asian cup 2019, Iran football team gets a major blow as their star striker Alireza Jahanbakhsh has been ruled out for the opening clash against Yemen Game.
As per Yehran Times news, Brighton & Hove Albion striker is not fit as they suffering from the hamstring injury.
Iran football team aka Team Melli are Draw in the Group D and Face to Yemen on Asian cup 2019 on 7th January Monday at Abu Dhabi.
With this news its a big blow for the Iran and Head coach carlos queiroz as team will be playing in the competition after a long gap of 43 years.
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“From a medical and technical point of view, we have a strong belief that he will be able to recover for the competition, although possibly not for the first stage,” Queiroz had said earlier.