Carlos Queiroz did not want to take any risk. He initially selected 30 Iranian players whose list was published on Tuesday. The Portuguese coach of Iran will bring this list to 23 items on June 2. Nigeria, Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina are the opponents of the Asian country in Group F.
Goalkeepers: Daniel Davari ( Eintracht Braunschweig ) , Rahman Ahmadi ( Sepahan Isfahan ) , Alireza Haqiqi (Sporting Covilha ) Sosha Makani ( Foolad ), Ali Reza Biranvand ( Naft )
Defenders: Hossein mahini ( Persepolis ) , Jalal Hosseini ( Persepolis ) , Ehsan Hajsafi ( Sepahan Isfahan ) , Amir Hossein Sadeghi ( Esteghlal ) , Hashem Beykzadeh ( Esteghlal ) Khosroo Heidari ( Esteghlal ) Ahmad Alenemeh ( Naft Tehran ) , Mohammad Reza Khanzadeh ( Zob Ahan Isfahan – ) , Pejman Montazeri ( Umm Salal SC ), Steven Beitashour (Vancouver Whitecaps FC )
Midfielders: Mehrdad Pouladi ( Persepolis ) , Reza Haghighi ( Persepolis ) , Andranik Teymourian ( Esteghlal ) , Ghasem Hadadifar ( Zob Ahan Isfahan – ) , Bakhtiar Rahmani ( Foolad ) , Javad Nekounam (Kuwait SC ) , Ashkan Dejagah (Fulham ) Masoud Shojaei (UD Las Palmas )
Forwards: Mohammad Reza Khalatbari ( Persepolis ) , Mehdi Sharifi ( Sepahan Isfahan ) , Karim Ansarifard ( Tractor Sazi ) Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton Athletic) , Alireza Jahanbakhsh (NEC) , Sardar Azmoun ( FC Rubin Kazan ) , Reza Norouzi ( Naft).