Carlos Quieroz announced Iran squad for away World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan on October 6 as part of Matchday 3 of the last round of the Asian World Cup qualifiers. Next, on matchday 4 Iran will host South Korea.
Upon announcement of the squad Carlos Quieroz added- "We will continue what we've been doing. It is big time we accomplish the things that seem near impossible. After the World Cup in Brazil, we are up for the consecutive participation in the next World Cup in Russia. We have hard encounters ahead. My best wishes are with the footballers and fans".
Goalkeepers: Alireza Beiranvand, Alireza Haghighi, Mohammadreza Akhbari
Defenders: Vouria Ghafouri, Ramin Rezaeian, Milad Mohammadi, Saeid Aghaei, Jalal Hosseini, Morteza Pouraliganji, Ezatollah Pourghaz, Mohammad Ansari
Midfielders: Ehsan Haji Safi, Andranik Teymourian, Saeid Ezatollahi, Omid Ebrahimi, Mehdi Torabi, Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Vahid Amiri, Soroush Rafiei, Ashkan Dejagah, Masoud Shojaei
Strikers: Reza Ghoochannejhad, Sardar Azmoun, Mehdi Taremi and Karim Ansarifard.