Group F Cinderella is Iran. Framed alongside Argentina, Nigeria and Bosnia-Herzegovina newcomer , the Prince of Persia will struggle to get pass the first phase in what will be his fourth World Cup. Although falling into cliches, there is little clear and if they are closed, they can complicate any later, but not to the point of giving a scare.
Close properly and will play against the system using Carlos Queiroz. The Portuguese coach of Iran since 2011 is the biggest name of this selection next to Javad Nekounam. Team captain and engine, the ex-footballer Osasuna, at 33, is one of the few that were in the 2006 World Cup, the last appearance of the Persians in a major championship.
And there are few Iranian to play in the big leagues, and those that do are in smaller teams. Here we have to Masoud Shojaei, playing in Las Palmas in Spanish Segunda Division, the goalie Davari, Eintracht Braunschweiger, bottom club in the Bundesliga, or the front Ghoochannejhad, playing in the English Charlton and the mission will end successfully plays attack your computer.
Queiroz’s List for the 2014 World Cup is as follows:
- Daniel Davari (Eintracht Braunschweig)
- Alireza Haghighi (Sporting Covilha)
- Rahman Ahmadi (Sepahan)
- Khosro Heydari (Esteghlal)
- Hossein Mahini (Persepolis)
- Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps)
- Pejman Montazeri (Umm Salal)
- Jalal Hosseini (Persepolis)
- Amir Hossein Sadeghi (Esteghlal)
- Ahmad Alenemeh (Naft Tehran)
- Hashem Beikzadeh (Esteghlal)
- Ehsan Hajsafi (Sepahan)
- Mehrdad Pouladi (Persepolis)
- Masoud Shojaei (Las Palmas)
- Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC)
- Andranik Teymourian (Esteghlal)
- Reza Haghighi (Persepolis)
- Ghasem Haddadifar (Zob Ahan)
- Bakhtiar Rahmani (Foolad)
- Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham)
- Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC Nijmegen)
- Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton Athletic)
- Karim Ansarifard (Tractor Sazi)
After meeting teams like Cameroon or Ivory Coast, continue with the African teams in this World Cup Brazil 2014 and now is the turn of Ghana. The Black Stars were the African side that reached far in the World Cup in South Africa, staying in the quarterfinals against Uruguay falling in a tough game to forget as Ghana missed a penalty in the last minute that would have given the key Semifinal.
At the gates to make the best role of an African team in the history of the World Cup, Brazil 2014 Ghana arrives with smaller claims, it simply pass the first stage in a group where they intersect with Germany, Portugal and the United States longer be a success. As usual with the selections of the African continent, its role will be quite unpredictable.
A Brazil come with a new coach Akwasi Appiah, who made the leap in 2012 coaching teams at lower levels. But they come with virtually the same block in South Africa, although that does not mean they are a group of very old, because in the 23′s just a player exceeds the thirties, the former Real Madrid Michael Essien. Read more »
The selection of Ivory Coast has been twice in the final stages of the World Cup but never got beyond the first phase. In 2006 he shared group with Argentina and Holland and in 2010 with Brazil and Portugal.
In the World Cup in Brazil has had a bit more luck in the draw, which joined a squad with players make very interesting candidate to be in the second phase.
The French coach Sabri Lamouchi is a selection that the leader will be Yaya Toure. The football player Manchester City has continued to grow in recent years, which has helped him reach this quote with the award for Best African Player in 2013 under his arm. Although no longer at its best is in another great star team, Didier Drogba, author of 64 goals for the Elephants. Read more »
Serbian Novak Djokovic (2) executed a tennis high flying to defeat the French Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (13) and rated at quarterfinals at the French Open where he will face for the second consecutive tournament with the fierce Canadian punch Milos Raonic (9) that alighted Catalan Marcel Granollers.
Garbiñe Muguruza ranks first quarterfinals of a Grand Slam after defeating local Pauline Parmentier in straight sets and now must take a risk review to the Russian former world number one Maria Sharapova (7) that won him three sleeves to Australian Samantha Stosur.
Djokovic underwent Tsonga from the start based on a formidable return permanently attacking the second serve French and breaking twice in the first to be 4-0 and then take the sleeve 6-1. In the second part of the Serbian kept the pressure and while some especially Tsonga forehand rescued more points and games in the first set could not help cede 6-4. Read more »
Roland Garros has spent his first week of tennis so when look back, review what happened and see how the tables facing the present decisive week arrives. For now let’s start with the women’s draw has already completed its second round in which they miss big favorite names. In another article you can see the second round of men’s singles.
At the top of the box was the favorite Serena Williams, defending champion, but the American tennis player was eliminated by Garbine Muguruza, one of the sensations of the tournament.
The Spanish tennis player will play in the second round against Pauline Parmentier but not the only player from the Army in this sector of the box because Carla Suarez Navarro also go ahead and play their next match against Croatian Ajla Tomljanovic coming from none other than remove Agnieszka Radwanska Another illustrious left in the road like Petra Kvitova. Read more »
The Spanish coach Vicente Del Bosque has not waited until June 2, bound to publicize lists 23 squad for the World Cup Brazil 2014 date. The Salamanca has given its final list already, and seeing the names of the 23 elected to defend Spain, do not fit us little doubt that Del Bosque was clear almost from the beginning.
From preliminary list of thirty, the technician had to do seven discards. A Iturraspe and Alberto Moreno probably say from the beginning that they were there to learn from experience, they were the first discard.
A Thiago did not need to leave it out because of an injury would prevent him being in the game, and so did almost Navas , who has recovered though, takes almost two months without playing. Read more »
Britain’s Andy Murray (7) triumph debuted Tuesday at Roland Garros after beating Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev while Madrid’s Fernando Verdasco (24) eliminated the Frenchman Michael Llodra and also ranked second round. Other second round is ranked Gael Monfils (23), the Uruguayan Pablo Cuevas, the Australian Marinko Matosevic, German Jan Lennard Struff and Austrian Andreas Haider Maurer.
The box fell Ladies former Chinese champion Li Na and former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and Estrella Cabeza Candela and Lourdes Dominguez Lino of the Spanish side. Advanced Garbine Muguruza, Tita Flor Torro and Silvia Soler Espinosa besides the former world number one Ana Ivanovic and Jelena Jankovic.
Murray that in the Rome Masters reached quarterfinals where he played a memorable match with Rafa Nadal began his campaign in the French Open with a 6-1 6-4 3-6 6-3 to Andrey Golubev in a duel where the winners winner placed under the loser (19 vs 35) but the difference is marked unforced errors (59 to 34 Murray Golubev). Read more »
Before it reaches, the lower part of the Atletico Madrid has reinforced one of the positions that needed more cover already: the offensive plot. The first signing of the 2014-2014 season is a guy who turned 19 last March, Angel Correa. This was already confirmed his home club, San Lorenzo de Almagro , through its official media.
Correa’s pass has been closed for the past few weeks, with meetings between representatives of the player and Atletico Madrid. As reported by the cyclone through its website, the transfer belt has been fixed in 7.5 million euros plus the commitment to play at least a friendly. Atletico have so strapped for five seasons this player.
Who is Angel Correa? This Rosario, as Messi came to the quarry from the Almagro neighborhood of Las Flores, one of the poorest and most violent city. Read more »
The world number one Rafael Nadal and defending champion also made an appearance on court Suzanne Lenglen – something weird because usually always playing on the Philippe Chatrier – with consistent performance that made him lose only three games against the American veteran Robby Ginepri. His opponent will be the young Dominik Thiem of Austria.
However the performance of the day was Rodens Guillermo Garcia-Lopez who got out of the tournament on the third world the Swiss player Stanislas Wawrinka in four sets. Italian Fabio Fognini (14) and Latvian Ernests Gulbis (18) and the Argentine Facundo Bagnis and Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci advanced to second round.
Rafa Nadal began his participation in Paris without having major trouble especially in the first and third sets. These will sign the Spaniard was right behind and pushed Ginepri giving very few options. Besides the American committed several errors that facilitated the work Rafa. Read more »
The German Jurgen Klinsmann, current coach of the United States, already knows the 23 men who will defend the selection yankee in Brazil 2014, the seventh consecutive World Cup playing this combo. From the preliminary list of 30, the great German ex-footballer has done seven discards: Boyd, Corona, Edu, Evans, Goodson, Parkhurst and eye Landon Donovan.
The second player that has worn the shirt of the U.S. team that also is top scorer of the same will not be in Brazil 2014. Donovan and left without what would be his fourth World Cup in a very controversial decision and that will talk, according to the paper as the United States during the tournament. Decision? Sports coach or attack? Who knows?
Without Donovan, the responsibility to guide this selection lies with names like Michael Bradley, son of former selecionador, Jozy Altidore, forward who has not had much goal this year, Sunderland and striker Clint Dempsey, second top scorer in the history this selection. Another veteran known in this group is Tim Howard, the Everton goalkeeper, who is in shape despite his 35 years. Read more »