Iran's Portuguese head coach Carlos Queiroz described Iran's match with Argentina in the World Cup 2014 as 'interesting event', as stressing that the national Iranian football team should prepare for the matches. "We should make ourselves prepared for the World Cup. We are facing a tough job, but we have great ambitions," he said.
Queiroz said Iran's grouping with Argentina, Nigeria and Bosnia and Herzegovina is an 'honor' for Iranian football, calling it a chance for making progress.
"Presence in the World Cup is an honor for us. Playing against the world's best teams such as Argentina and best world players including Messi could be a good and interesting thing to us."
He added, "Preparation is the best thing. If we try hard, we will have a good chance to act brightly in World Cup."
"We try to have a good performance against Argentina. Iran-Argentina will have and terrific game. We hope that we can make troubles for Argentina."
TV screen grab of World Cup draw
Iran will play against Nigeria on June 16. It then faces against Argentina and Bosnia and Herzegovina respectively on June 22 and June 25.
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