Queiroz quits as Iran football coach


TEHRAN: Carlos Queiroz has quit as Iran coach citing external “pressures” just six months after extending his contract until 2018, the Iranian Football Federation confirmed on Friday. The 62-year-old’s future has been in doubt since the team returned from the World Cup in Brazil, where he won respect for shaping a plucky team out of a modestly talented squad, but ultimately lost out in the first round.



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